Shop Window: Halloween

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 21 October, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 21 October, 2012, 8:46am

Gore the merrier For a no-holds-barred Halloween bash Matteo Party is a one-stop-shop for gore, ghouls and ghosts. Costumes for children aged three and up, for adults and every age in between. There is a big selection of props and accessories. Rocking bats, zombie scene setters and bloody body parts are gruesome enough for a spook-filled night. Prices vary. Matteo Party, 3/F, 530 Jaffe Road, Causeway Bay, tel: 2342 8887

Grim and wear it Australian brand Noo Designs offers a gentle introduction to Halloween for tots that want to join in the fun. Animal outfits include the ladybug, leopard, bumble bee and zebra replete with oh-so-cute fluffy ears - depending on the animal, of course. They are available in two-piece (HK$180) and four-piece sets (HK$240) at

Spooks volumes Recently crowned children's publisher of the year, Usborne offers an array of spook-themed books. Titles include Noisy Spooky Book, which is full of vampires, witches, ghosts and more things that go bump in the night. Illustrations come with spooky sound effects that little fingers can activate at will. HK$195 at Bumps to Babes, Units 14-18, 21/F Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2552 5000

Who scares, wins Imaginations can run wild with the Spook it Up Magna Scene by Tiger Tribe. The magnetic storyboard contains two boy friends, changeable background scenes and more than 50 magnets, giving youngsters plenty of scope to spook as they make up their own stories. HK$235 at Little Whale, Shop B, Basement, 61 Caine Road, SoHo, Central, tel: 3480 1348

Ghoul for cats

Popular Australian Skip Hop brand has released a new addition to its Zoo family of backpacks and lunch boxes. The cat character comes in bright orange, making it an ideal collector for trick or treating. HK$ 199 (backpack) and HK$135 (lunch box) at BabyCentral, 7/F, BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, tel: 2553 8000