Our Return Policy
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Our Return Policy

Our Return Policy


Chicago Costume Online Shopping Return Policy updated 9/27/20

This return policy applies only for orders placed online

Halloween 2020 Return Policy: Online orders placed between 10/21/20 and 11/3/20 are considered FINAL SALE and will not be accepted for refunds.

Items purchased in store are considered FINAL SALE

Please note: We cannot refund the shipping charges.

Please email us any questions you may have at chicagocostume@gmail.com

Please ask all questions on product details or shipping before placing an order.

If you are shopping in our retail stores our policy is ALL Sales Final, as we have the items to try on before purchasing.


  • All International orders are considered Final Sale.
  • Returns must be started within 48 hours of delivery of your order, and your refund will have a $7.99 processing fee deducted.
  • There is a minimum 20% restocking fee if more than 1 item is ordered and any are returned for a refund. **A restocking fee will not be deducted if an online Store Credit is chosen by the customer, instead of a refund.
  • If you are shipping to another address, we may contact you to verify that its a gift or different billing/shipping address.
  • Items returned that have signs of wear, makeup/smoke etc, will not be accepted for Return or Exchange

 We will make a best effort to issue your refund within a week of the receipt of your item to our warehouse to your original payment method. 


A Return will NOT be accepted if it shows signs of:

  • being used, worn or altered
  • have cigarette smoke odors or makeup stains
  • is missing pieces or accessories that were part of the original items shipped
  • or is without the original packaging or garment tags

The following items are FINAL SALE and can not be returned, so please ask us if you have questions before making your order:

  • Special Order Items - including all Mascots Props that require a custom delivery
  • Hosiery and tights, undergarments, socks and leotards
  • Theatrical makeup, cosmetic brushes and tools
  • Prosthetic pieces, fangs or other fake teeth
  • Wigs, beards and facial hair
  • Items from our Clearance section


These items must be returned in the original packaging and cannot have been worn or altered.

  • Shoes & Boots / Footwear
  • Costumes
  • Masks

Some items from our website have been in our retail sales stores, but we try to take care to not send out shop-worn or damaged items. Please email us immediately if your item arrives damaged, so that we can asses the proper return or exchange.

Return FAQS

What if there is a problem with my order?
If there is a problem with your order, or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us directly at chicagocostume@gmail.com and include your order number and concerns.

How do I start a return?
You will need to begin a Return Request, and then we will email a return shipping label once the Request has been activated. Full instructions on how to start a Return here

How do I send back the item(s) I want to return?
Please read through our return policy to make sure your item is eligible for a refund. All returned orders must begin a Return Authorization that must be accessed within 48 hours of the delivery date.

To initiate a return, follow the instructions here. You then need to send your return through a traceable shipper (like ups or fedex). If you return the item without the ability to track the delivery and we don't receive the item, we can not be responsible for refunding that order.

Please direct all returns to:

Attn: Returns Department
4727 West Montrose
Chicago, IL 60641

Can I exchange an item if I got the wrong size or wrong style?
Yes, if you received your order and need a different size, we want to make sure that process is fast and easy! Contact us directly and we will begin an Exchange Request for you.

How long will it take to receive my refund?
We generally process returns within a 3 days of receiving the product back. During October-December (Holiday season) this process may be delayed. Please contact us if you have sent back your return, but have not seen a refund or an email from us.

Thanks! Please let us know if you have any other questions chicagocostume@gmail.com