The Historical Costume Hire department at Express Yourself Costume Hire in Southampton, Hampshire, is a journey through the ages. Within the themed rooms are authentic period costumes suitable for Medieval Banquets, Weddings, Theatrical Productions, Re-enactments, Carnivals, Murder Mystery evenings and any themed party. Express Yourself are renowned for quality and choice for all men’s and women’s historical and vintage costume hire as well as genuine uniforms and militaria to hire.

Here is an example of just some of the historical styles and themes that are available, please note that this only a tiny example of the selection within our range:-

  • Titanic Costumes
  • Downton Abbey Costumes
  • Victorian, Medieval
  • Tudor, Elizabethan
  • Regency
  • Crusaders
  • Tailcoats and Tophats
  • RAF, Navy and Army uniforms
  • Pinstriped-suited gangsters
  • 1920’s Flappers
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Henry Vlll
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Lord Nelson
  • Mr Darcy
  • Regency Ladies and Gents
  • Musketeers
  • Venetian Masquerade Dress

We have an amazing choice for Murder Mysteries, bring in your script and description of your character and we will dress you accordingly and to suit you! Come and enjoy browsing this terrific collection in the Historical Men’s and Ladies Rooms and Uniform Room.

There are far too many costumes and accessories to display on this website. Express Yourself have one of the largest costume hire ranges outside of London.

Every hire costume is cleaned and laundered every single time.

Do you have a question you would like to ask? Our expert costume team are always delighted to answer your questions. Here are all our contact details.

Here are just a very few of the Historical characters actually available from Express Yourself Costumes in Southampton.

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Would you like to ask a question? Here is our email address expressyourself@costumeneeds.com

Our Location

The shop is very handy for the M27 and close to Fareham, Winchester, Eastleigh, Portsmouth and the rest of Hampshire. There is free parking right outside the door for your convenience.

Our Location

Phone Us

Phone us here 02380 560990

Post Code

Here is our post code SO31 5AN

Broswe our Mens Historical Costumes

These pictures are only a tiny fraction of the costumes we actually stock. Click on the magnifying glass on the image to see it larger – or click the arrow to view that costume’s page.

  • Zorro
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  • Sherlock Holmes
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  • Henry 8th
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  • Adam Ant
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  • Chimney Sweep
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  • Mickey Mouse
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  • Country Gent
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  • RAF
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  • Army Uniform
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  • Gangster
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  • St George
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  • Cowboy
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  • Country Gent
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  • German Officer
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  • Prince Charming
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  • Mess Officer
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  • Mess Officer
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  • Elizabethan Man
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  • Henley Regatta Suit
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  • Lederhosen Man
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  • Mens Venetian
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  • Red Indian
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  • Elvis Costume
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  • Elvis costume
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  • RAF Military
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  • Caribbean Pirate
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  • Caribbean Pirate
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  • Pirate
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  • Caribbean Pirate
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  • Captain Hook
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  • Pirates
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  • Pirate
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  • Pirate
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  • Regency Gent
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  • Robin Hood
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Broswe our Womens Historical Costumes

These pictures are only a tiny fraction of the costumes we actually stock. Click on the magnifying glass on the image to see it larger – or click the arrow to view that costume’s page.

  • Marie Antoinette
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  • Titanic Lady
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  • Lilly Langtrey
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  • Edwardian
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  • Renaissance
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  • 20's Flapper
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  • Indian Squaw
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  • Venetian Lady
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  • Suffragette
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  • Mary Poppins
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  • Regency Lady
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  • Cinderella
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  • Minnie Mouse
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  • 40's Tea Dress
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  • Wartime Nurse
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  • Flapper
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  • Saloon Girls
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  • Court Jester
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  • 60's Mod
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  • Cha Cha Cha
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  • Grecian Lady
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  • 1920's Flapper
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  • Bo Peep
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  • Queen Victoria
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  • Tudor Costume
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  • 1920's Flapper
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  • Queen Elizabeth
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  • 1940's Dress
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  • 1940's Dress
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  • 1940's Lady
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  • Snow Queen
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  • 1920's Flapper
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  • Pirate Wench
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  • Pirate Girls
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  • Pirate Girl
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  • Cleopatra
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  • Venetian Lady
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  • Regency Lady
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  • Maid Marion
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