Liberace was an incredible showman and his costumes, designed by Michael Travis were amazing. Take a peek ...

 

In 2010 I was hired by Cirque du Soleil as a Costumer/ Stitcher to do day-work (wardrobe maintenence) for the Calgary run of the show. Here's a quick look ...

 

Here's the completel Lion King Behind the Scenes story ...

Costume Designer Catherine Martin talks about the journey she's taken to bring the stage musical Strictly Ballroom from the stage to the screen; it's amazing ...

Boardwalk Empire is a glamorous show and costume designer John Dunn shows us how a designer might shop a show; if a local shop carries the period or look the designer is looking for ...

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Chagall: Fantasies for the Stage

The Victorian era, with crinolines ...

Helen Uffner – Vintage Clothing

Emmy-winning hair stylist Monte Haught talks wigs, hair, and the demanding schedule of a period horror series. Check out what the Hair Truck looks like;

Laika Animation specializes in one of the oldest techniques in movies, stop-motion animation; for Laika’s latest “Kubo and the Two Strings,” costume designer Deborah Cook created as many as 30 copies of some costumes, using advanced technology to make them identical and workable for animation. Variety’s David Cohen visited Laika’s Portland headquarters during production on “Kubo” to learn about how she does it.

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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.