Best Reviews TopConsumerReviews.com Best Halloween Costumes Best Reviews
Best Reviews
      September 22, 2019

Home  >  Halloween Costumes  >  Costume Craze vs Anytime Costumes

Best

Halloween Costumes

  1. Halloween Express
  2. Costume Craze
  3. Spirit Halloween
  4. Trendy Halloween
  5. Costume Kingdom
  6. Buy Costumes
  7. Costume Discounters
  8. Shindigz
  9. Extreme Halloween
  10. Frank Bee
  11. Find Costume
  12. Costumes 4 Less
  13. Costume City
  14. Anytime Costumes

Compare Products

  • Select any 2 companies in our reviews to compare them head-to-head!
  • Compare

Your Information Is Secure
100 Top Halloween Recipes and Crafts Newsletter

Latest Reviews

Keto Diets

Luggage Stores

Olive Oil Clubs

Online Fitness

Personal Trainers

Pet Meds

Popular Diets

Printer Ink

Rapid Weight Loss

Sunglasses

 

Individual Reviews

Costume Supercenter

Halloween Express

Costume Craze

Spirit Halloween

Trendy Halloween

Costume Kingdom

Buy Costumes

Costume Discounters

Costumes by Shindigz

Extreme Halloween

Frank Bee Costume Center

Find Costume

Costumes 4 Less

Costume City

Anytime Costumes

 

Our professional reviewers evaluate products and services independently, but Top Consumer Reviews may earn money when you click on the links on our pages. Learn more.

Better Business Bureau Reliability Seal

Costume Craze vs Anytime Costumes

Best Halloween Costumes

To help you find the Best Halloween Costumes, TopConsumerReviews.com provides you with an in-depth comparison of Costume Craze and Anytime Costumes.

To see ALL of our reviews for the Best Halloween Costumes, please Click Here

Halloween has become one of the most entertaining holidays of the year. Kids and adults both get to dress up in fun and frightening costumes, attend parties, enter contests, and share in festivities. Halloween costumes themselves have become far more elaborate than the old "bedsheet-over-the-head" ghost of yesteryear.

Indeed, in retail stores you can find yourself spending hundreds of dollars on just one costume. Halloween costumes themselves have become far more elaborate than the old "bedsheet-over-the-head" ghost of yesteryear. With the advent of the internet, however, you can save 50% or more off traditional retail prices. From the comfort of your own home, you can easily browse hundreds of costumes to find just the one you're looking for.

Continue reading below reviews

Best Reviews

2019

Halloween Costume Store Reviews

4.5 stars
Costume Craze

COSTUME CRAZE Visit Site

Costume Craze has a clean, easy site that is loaded with information but still effortless to use. And with thousands of customers to browse, they offer one of the largest costume selections in our review.

They start by prominently featuring their customer service hours at the top of the page. We found this very helpful; most sites have this information buried somewhere 2 or 3 levels down from the home page.

Down along the left side of the screen they list 20 costume categories, including cartoon characters, superheroes, and teen costumes. Some of these links send you to further subcategories; the traditional link, for example, sends you to a page where you can choose from over 40 more categories, including angels, Pirates, and Princesses. Once you reach a final category of costumes, you are presented with a thumbnail preview of each item. Clicking on a thumbnail will present you with a larger view of the costume, although in most cases the thumbnails themselves are large enough for you to easily see what the costume looks like.

Costume Craze also provides you with search options across the top of the screen; here you get to choose from Costumes on Sale, Adult, Teen, Child, Dog, and Shoes. Clicking on these links will let you browse through thousands of costumes at a time. However, we wish they had further provided themes within these categories; in order to see all the adult vampire costumes, for example, you have to manually look through the hundreds of thumbnails within the adult category.

Alternatively, Costume Craze provides a very useful search bar at the top of the home page. Entering information here (like "Vampire" or "Star Trek") quickly takes you to the thumbnail results of your search. When using the search bar, you are also presented with a unique ability to further refine your search with 5 options - Price range, Gender, licensing, Age, and Vendor. Some of these, including price and gender, are extremely helpful when viewing a large number of matches. It would be nice to see these options on all their costume lists!

When looking at pricing, we were pleased to see costs that compared favorably to most of the sites in our review. In fact, on some items Costume Craze had the lowest price of any of our reviewed sites.

Costume Craze provide same-day shipping on most items if the order is placed by 4pm cst. They also guarantee a flat $5.99 shipping fee for standard ground transportation for your order, no matter how many items you buy. That is a cost-savings option for those people ordering more than one costume or a number of accessories. And you can easily check the status of your order online.

The return policy offered by Costume Craze provides a worry-free return policy. This means that if you return the item in perfect condition with all pieces prior to 30 days from purchase for a full refund. If returned after 30 days the company charges a 15% restocking fee and anything left will be in the form of an in-store credit. Clearance items are considered final.

Costume Craze does almost everything right. They have a huge selection of costumes, low prices, same-day shipping, and helpful search options. Overall Costume Craze earns very high marks in our review.

Visit Site

1.5 stars
Anytime Costumes

ANYTIME COSTUMES Visit Site

Anytime Costumes provides a well organized site to easily search through their costume inventory. You may choose from adult, kids, plus size, accessories, wigs, masks and more. Within each category you may further define by age (for kids), theme, character, movie, and holiday.

Anytime Costumes appears to only carry the higher end versions of costumes. While some sites carry a range of the same costume allowing customers to choose what fits best in their budget, Anytime Costumes has mainly the deluxe version. While the quality is there, the cost and value of a one-time wear may not be worth it. The overall quantity of costumes is limited across all categories, reducing the likeliness that you'll find exactly what you're looking for.

The return policy does not exist. In place of that, you may exchange the costume for a different size, or something of equal value - within 3 days of receipt. Another not-so-friendly aspect of Anytime Costumes is the shipping costs. UPS Ground costs $8.99 - one of the most expensive across our lists of costume stores.

Overall, limited selection, higher priced costumes, no return policy and expensive shipping leave Anytime Costumes falling far behind. We couldn't find any good reason to shop at Anytime Costumes.

Visit Site

Continued from above

No more driving from store to store, fighting the crowds, or settling for what's "left over" after all the good costumes have been taken. With the advent of the internet, you can save 50% or more off traditional retail prices. From the comfort of your own home, you can easily browse hundreds of costumes to find just the one you're looking for.

When shopping at different online Halloween costume stores, you want to consider a few factors. Some of these include:

  • Selection.  Some stores have thousands of costumes available; others may have just a couple hundred. The more costumes they have, the greater chance you'll find what you're looking for.
  • Cost.  Even among online stores, costs vary widely. You want to find a store that reliably has low prices, passing the savings on to you.
  • Customer Service.  Do they let you check the status of your order online? Answer your questions in a FAQ section? Provide support after the sale?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Halloween costume stores online today. We hope these reviews help you with your next halloween costume purchase!

40+ Halloween Costumes For Couples Who Want to Scare the Sh*t Out of People

If you're coupled up for Halloween 2019, why not try out a horrifying costume that will spook adults and kids alike? Not only are creepy costumes original, but they're extremely easy to DIY. Whether ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:50:00 GMT



Mister Rogers gets sexy in booty shorts with Halloween costume. Consider childhood ruined

The year of Mister Rogers, with the Tom Hanks movie approaching and a new biography out, is bound to spawn Halloween costumes. This, though, barely qualifies as costume. Yandy's "Nicest Neighbor ...

Published:  Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:33:00 GMT



These Easy Halloween Costumes For Parents Give Them One Less Thing to Worry About

When you have kids, it's always fun to dress up for Halloween with them, but the easier the adult costume, the better. While most parents' focuses are usually on scoring some Paw Patrol garb or a ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:30:00 GMT



Sexy Mister Rogers Halloween costume horrifies the internet

Think of the late Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and many words come to mind. Kindly. Friendly. Loving. But maybe not "sexy." Leave it to costume company Yandy.com, however, to find the ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:33:00 GMT



An infamous lingerie brand is selling a sexy Beyond Burger costume this Halloween

Infamous lingerie brand Yandy - known for its sexy Mr. Rogers costume - is also selling a form-fitting Beyond Burger outfit this Halloween.

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:33:00 GMT



Fashion Nova debuts skimpy Halloween costumes inspired by pop stars

Even though Halloween is still over a month away, the folks behind the scenes at online fast-fashion retailer Fashion Nova have already dropped a collection of pop star-inspired outfits sure to hit ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:31:00 GMT



18 cute G-rated Halloween costumes for women

- Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and ...

Published:  Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:16:00 GMT



We're canceling Halloween over this sexy Mr. Rogers costume

Okay, everybody. I would just like to announce that Halloween is now canceled. Don't go out on October 31. Keep your kids off the street. It's for their own good: I am sorry to say a company called ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:41:00 GMT



French bulldog's Chucky Halloween costume goes viral, gets praised by Twitter: "This is so pure'

Charming the internet was child's play for this pup. French bulldog Romeo has gone viral for his Halloween costume, which resembles Chucky from the horror franchise "Child's Play." The costume has the ...

Published:  Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:58:00 GMT



Share Us!    Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Twitter Share TopConsumerReviews.com on LinkedIn Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Google+ Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Pinterest

Home      About Us      Terms & Conditions      Privacy Policy      Contact Us      Disclosure