Let's analyse the costumes from the much anticipated blockbuster, THOR:Ragnarok. We get an advanced viewing of 6 major character costumes (Skurge, Hela, Loki, Thor, Grandmaster and Valkyrie +Hulk’s weapons) at the THOR:Ragnarok costume exhibit at Fan Expo...

Julie Wiess, Joanna Johnston weigh in on what they believe are the biggest misconceptions of being a costume designer.

This paper, "The Lengberg Finds: Remnants of the Lost 15th Century Tailoring Revolution" was presented on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at NESAT XIII, by Rachel Case, Marion McNealy and Beatrix Nutz. Some pieces of clothing have survived, and it's amazing to see these treasures . The presenters would like to thank the NESAT board for allowing them to put it on YouTube.

 

Emilio Sosa knows his fabrics. He likes diving into research. He’s adept at collaborating with everyone from tailors and sewers to directors like George C. Wolfe and Phylicia Rashad. He’s got an incredible eye for design...and he stays cool under pressure. Join Emilio Sosa, who most recently worked with Center Theatre Group on August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, as he talks about what it takes to become a costume designer in theatre, how he got his start, and his first big break.

Shoe-making for theatre is becoming a lost art; indeed, cobblers are difficult to find nowadays. Take a peek at this video and if you're interested in learning more, check out shoe repair shops or trade colleges for more specific training ...

Part 1 of Metamorphoses, at the National Arts Centre. Join NAC Technical Director Mike D'Amato as he takes us backstage to explain the planning, testing and construction process for NAC English Theatre's production of Metamorphoses.  ...

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.