Items filtered by date: July 2017 - The Costumers Institute

Clothing, and the quality of life during the Victorian times depended on whether you were rich or poor...

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Costume designer Kym Barrett takes us through her process of creating Keanu Reeves' Neo suit for "The Matrix Reloaded"...

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A close-up look at those B&B Costumes ...

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These shoes were not made for walking...

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*(Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

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Ray Coble takes us backstage so we can see the costumes for yet another stage hit ...

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So, everwondered what the Costume Shop looks like at Disneyland? Take a peek ...

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Costume Designer Montana Blanco discusses his work from Octoroon ...

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The Costumer's Notebook,

The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.