FAQ's

Costumes: do you rent or sell?

Both! We rent an assortment of both  authtentic vintage clothing and newly made theatrical costumes   We also sell a full line of costumes, running the full gamut of price points, along with other products like vintage jewelry, accessories, masks and flapper headbands.


What sizes do you carry?

Children: Varies Based on Costume.

Women: 0-24 for many costumes. XS-XL or XXL.

Men: 38 to 52 jacket for most costumes.


What does it cost to rent a costume?

Most of our rental prices range from $45 to $300. 

The average cost of a costume is between $65 - 125


How do I rent a costume?

IN PERSON: Come by our store to try on costumes. When you have found your outfit, you fill out a form and give a card guaranteeing just in case of damage – you can pay the actual rental fee with cash or card. We recommend that you reserve your costumes in advance of your event. We have thousands of costumes, but the earlier you come for a theme party, the more options that you will have! Of course, we also help people look fabulous at the last minute.

BY PHONE: We also can ship costumes! We need your exact measurements and our staff can advise you as to the best fit for you. We email you a form to sign and you can digitally agree to the terms and send it back. In this case, you can pay by card. A shipping fee with be agreed to and added to the charge. 

You can drop us a message or call us at (203) 869-5990 for more information.


Do I have to wash or dry clean the costume before returning it?

Thank you for asking, but no – we include dry cleaning in the rental fee so customers don’t have to worry about how to wash all these different fabrics.


How long is the rental for before I must return the costume?

Unless there is a special arrangement or a particularly unique costume, clients typically have 1 week to return the costume.


Do you have a showroom that I can visit to try on costume?

Yes, absolutely. Our store is located at 1 Liberty Way, Greenwich, CT 06830, US. We also sell through our website at https://sophiascostumes.com/.

  

Where is 1 Liberty Way?

Behind Greenwich Avenue! It is between Lewis Street and Elm Street; Between Greenwich Avenue and Mason Street. We are next to the rear entrance of New York Sports Club and Hoagland. Look for the purple awning!


What are your business hours?

Sophia’s is open from 10:00 am to 05:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Call for our seasonal hours .Clients coming for costumes are advised to arrive before 5 pm to have time for our stylists to pull looks from the back and time for the clients to try on the costumes before purchase.


What type of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, as well as all major debit and credit cards. Sophia’s Costumes does not store your credit card information. 


What is the replacement cost for a lost or damaged costume?

The replacement cost varies depending on the costume or piece. 


Do you have non-costume jewelry?

Yes! We have fabulous estate pieces and vintage pieces in addition to our vintage costume jewelry and rhinestone jewelry.


What do you mean when you say you sell hostess gifts?

We sell beautifully scented candles, soaps, foamers, bath bombs and matching trays and towels.