The largest selection of fancy dress costumes outside of London  

Express Yourself Costume Hire cover most of the south of England and boast one of the largest choices of costumes for hire outside London. Regular customers travel from – Eastleigh, Winchester, London, Andover, Salisbury, Fareham, Hythe, Botley, Totton, Beaulieu, Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst, Basingstoke, Park Gate, Gosport, Portsmouth, Christchurch, Bishops Waltham, Alton, Fleet, Aldershot and of course all of the Southampton post code area. In many cases customers pass several other ‘fancy dress’ shops to come to Express Yourself. 

For Fancy Dress in Hampshire, Sussex, Wiltshire, Dorset and Berkshire and often much further afield people will travel to Express Yourself for the huge choice, themed rooms, quality and service which is renowned here. 


Celebrations & Party costumes 

Welcome to Express Yourself Costume Hire. We are a fancy dress and costume hire business located on the upper floor of Netley Abbey Railway Station in the eastern outskirts of Southampton. We have a huge range of fancy dress costumes for hire to suit all sorts of occasions including celebrations and parties, medieval banquets, 60’s and 70’s theme nights and murder mystery evenings. What you see here is only a small sample of the vast range and choice we have to offer. 


Drama & theatre group costume purchase & hire 

At Express Yourself Costume Hire we have a wide range of authentic costumes for drama and theatre groups and are happy to kit out the entire cast for the duration of the production. Our theatrical side of our shop also supplies wigs, makeup and period accessories to suit. 


Our shop 

We have transformed five of our rooms into themes such as the Historical Room, the Funky Room and the Fun Room. At Express Yourself we pride ourselves on the care and attention we give to all our costumes. We do our utmost to find the look that is right for the individual. 

We have built an impressive reputation due to our range of services. We offer such a wide variety of stock that customers come back again and again, whether for celebrations and parties or just for a crazy night out! 


Easily accessible by car, train or on foot 

Being in a railway station, our shop is very easy to find with free parking right outside. 

Don’t forget we also open late till 7 p.m. on Thursdays. We look forward to seeing you soon. Prepare to be amazed! 



Opening times 

Monday Closed 

Tuesday 10am-5pm 

Weds 10am-5pm 

Thursday 10am-7pm 

Friday 10am-5pm 

Saturday 9.30am-5pm 

Sunday closed 

Bank Holidays – Closed 


Get in touch 

For more information please contact us. 

Tel: 023 8056 0990 

email: expressyourself@costumeneeds.com 

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