Prangsta Costumiers is south London's best kept fashion secret and offers much more than your average costume hire shop.

For more than 10 years the team at Prangsta has collected, restored & customised exquisite vintage items and supplies some of London's best dressed festival & party goers with lavish & opulent costumes for hire or to buy.

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Venue Details & Map


304 New Cross Road
New Cross
SE14 6AF
+44 (0)20 8694 9869
Public transport:
New Cross Gate, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Prangsta

1.0 out of 5 31 July 2014
by Alice P.

The Prangsta Shop and Clothes are outstanding, as other reviewers have expressed

but my low-star rating and prompting for this review is purely based on the customer service i received in the shop.

On my first visit i as waited to bee seen to, i had the displeasure of overhearing an interaction with a male fitting assistant and a (potential?) customer.

The women was looking for something...more

4.0 out of 5 11 March 2013
by Georgia M.

I love this shop. Came to get fitted for a fancy dress party after seeing the horrible

tat at Angels. IT's the same price, but the girls in the shop dress you beautifully from head to toe. Yes, it's scruffy and cold, but I had a fantastic experience being fitted

and loved, loved the oh so beautiful clothes. This shop is run by a true artist and a true lover of beautiful fabrics and...more

5.0 out of 5 25 October 2009
by warriorgrrl

This shop is my ideal dressing up box - full of real wow-factor dresses, corsets and accessories with a goth/burlesque/vintage fantasy princess sort of vibe. I stumbled upon it a few months ago on my way to see a gig and had a quick chat with the owner who seemed very lovely and encouraged me to come back to try on some stuff. I'd definitely rent an outfit to wear for a gig or in a video but I...more

5.0 out of 5 21 May 2009
by amuchmoreexotic

If you need a truly fancy costume then I can recommend Prangsta. They did me a nice gentleman traveller getup for the White Mischief steampunk night, with a vintage suit, waistcoat, top hat etc. The staff were very helpful. It looks like the range of dresses, corsets and masks they have for the ladies is even more impressive.

However, renting from them is quite expensive, so this is for...more

3.0 out of 5 18 November 2008
by Monica R.

Napoleon, Mr. Darcy, Pin-up, Lady of the Mannor, they have it all! This is not your avaarage costume shop, really they take a true historical aproach to what they sell, they even have design classes with the owner of the shop. It is so overwheming comming in it, they have all that you might need, and you can either rent or have a bespoke costume on what ever you might fancy.more

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