“Put yourself in Casanova’s shoes” to celebrate the Carnevale di Venezia.

The carnival season has finally arrived! At last, the possibility to dress up as Casanova and hit the Venetian calli or to dress up as a Marchesa and visit a Venetian ball.

But where to rent/buy a costume? Or would you prefer to create your own Venetian mask?

Atelier Nicolao

Carnevale di Venezia
Carnevale di Venezia

One of the most prestigious studios in Venice is Nicolao, founded in 1983 in the surroundings of Campo Santa Margherita and since 2006 (showroom, shop, tailoring and workshop) in Cannaregio at the Fondamenta della Misericordia. In case you want to get a first impression of their work, just go to the video rental store and get one of the following movies that Nicolao was creating the costumes for: Elizabeth, The Wings of the Dove, the Merchant of Venice or Casanova. Or you simply visit the E-Store on their website. 😉


Fondamenta della Misericordia

Cannaregio, 2590

Italia – 30121 Venezia


Atelier Tiepolo

The Atelier Tiepolo offers a huge choice of costumes (around 300): On the occasion of the carnival, the studio will be accessible to everyone, interested in renting a costume, in the famous Hotel Danieli (at the Riva degli Schiavoni) from  the 6th of February  till the 17th of February 2015 (from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.). You either book your appointment or just pass by.


Atelier Marega

This studio offers handmade 17th/18th-century-style-costumes, for rent or for sale, in three stores. You can find the costumes on their homepage. Price on inquiry.

Atelier Marega

San Tomà, Calle Larga 2940/b

Italia – Venezia

Fondamenta dell’Osmarin 4968

Italia – Venezia

Campo San Rocco 3046/a

Italia – Venezia




Atelier Flavia

This studio, founded in 1980 and amongst others assigned with the creation of divers costumes for the exposition „Viva Mozart“ in Salzburg/Austria, offers a costume rental service in the Luna Baglioni Hotel (from the 6th of February till the 17th of February 2015).


Atelier Flavia

Santa Marina

Castello 6010

Italia – 30122 Venezia


Price: The one day rental costs minimum €150/200 per person.

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