Costumers Blog

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 13:39

DESIGNING BOND'S LOOK: Costume Designer, Lindy Hemming

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Meet award winning Costume Designer, Lindy Hemming; and a handful of bespoke tailors who have been instrumental in shaping and crafting this icon of style over 50 years ...

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 14:23

Fashion History: Egyptian Through 18th Century

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Costume History was one of my favourite classes in university. The professor would show slides of historical clothing from museums alongside replicas, so we could see what the pieces actually may have looked like.

Lyn Paolo, costume desiger for Scandal, takes us through character Olivia Pope's costume line-up ...

Saturday, 20 June 2015 19:41

Medea's Dress: Making Blood and Mud

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Rosie MacCurrach, Dyer and Textile Artist demonstrates the dyeing of Medea's dress, for the 2014 production ...

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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.