Costumers Blog

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 ...

Take a look at the National Theatre's video on Costume, Wigs and Makeup ...


In a world full of 'anything goes clothing ', is it hard for costume designers to decide appropriate costumes for everyday characters?

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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.