Dress Code – Masks obligatory.
A handful of suggestions: Black tie, white tie, evening gowns, Venetian carnival, powdered wigs, feathered headdress, Lone Ranger, Renaissance finery, WW2 gas masks, masked wrestler, animal costumes, Masque of the Red Death, Phantom of the Opera, Guy Fawkes, Donnie Darko, Batman and Robin, The Man in the Iron Mask, Clockwork Orange

For further inspiration, please consult our gallery for photographs of our masked balls.


Angels Fancy Dress is delighted to offer patrons of A Curious Invitation a 20% discount on costume hire and a 10% discount on retail purchases. Visit or in store at 119 Shaftesbury Avenue WC2H 8AE and 1 Garrick Road NW9 6AA.

Founded in 1840, Angels own the largest collection of costumes and accessories in the world. In 1948 they won their first Best Costume Design Academy Award for Hamlet with Laurence Olivier.

To qualify for the 20% hire discount in store , simply show your ticket confirmation or quote ACIHIRE at Shaftesbury Ave.

A 10% retail discount is also available online at - simply enter ACIRETAIL at checkout or in store, quote ACIRETAIL.

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Prangsta are also offering A Curious Invitation party goers a 20% discount on costume hire.

The Sunday Times Style July 2009:
"The discerning dandy, the debonair debutante and the delightful darling's costumiers of choice with a styling service which tailors to the individual. Founded by St. Martin's fashion graduate Melanie Wilson in 1998, Prangsta designs couture garments for sale and hire, all from vintage fabrics. Each piece is lovingly crafted with exquisite attention to detail and perfect fit. Prangsta specialises in Masquerade, Circus and Cabaret, Period Costumes, Fairy Tales and Wonderlands."