Pierre's Costumes

Upcoming Comic Con for Philadelphia

Comic Con is coming to Philadelphia Comic Con (AKA Wizard World) is coming to Philadelphia May 30 – June 2, 2013   More than one of our staff will be attending.  Some of them are getting their costumes ready right now.  Comic Con is a phenomenon that has taken on a life of it’s own. […]

Behind the Scenes of “How to Succeed” with Costume Designer Catherine Zuber

Behind the Scenes of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” with Costume Designer Catherine Zuber Catherine Zuber is a costume design for Broadway’s revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. She studied costume design at Yale School of Drama. She has been referred to as “one of theater’s most sought-after costume designers on […]

Emmies and costumes

For longtime film and television costume designer Ruth Myers, nominated this year for an Emmy for her tailored 1930s and ’40s-based dress slacks and suits in the HBO movie “Hemingway & Gelhorn,” that muse came in the form of the film’s sleek, svelte, 5’10” costar Nicole Kidman, whom she worked with on the 2007 movie […]

‘Downton Abbey’ Costume Designer Susannah Buxton on Her Emmy Episode Submission

The 2011 Emmy-winning costume designer has selected the second season premiere as her 2012 Emmy competition episode. Costume designer Susanna Buxton won an Emmy for best costumes in a movie/miniseries in 2011 for Downton Abbey, for her decadent and extravagant wardrobes of the privileged landed gentry and the plain regimented working class clothes of the household […]

TV TIME! Our staff’s obsession with costume driven television shows!

We here at Pierre’s costumes have some TV obsessions that are not surprising… they are all saturated with beautiful costumes or makeup or both!   Face Off: If you love Special effects makeup… and we do… This show is totally up your alley! The looks that these makeup designers come up with are totally amazing! […]

We are really looking forward to the new season of Mad men

We are huge Mad Men fans at Pierre’s Costumes We all love the costumes (obviously!). Mad Men is starting it’s new season March 25, at 9:00pm eastern. This year the show is set in 1962. Here is the official site: The show is a great way to see the authentic styles of the era.  The […]

The Hunger Games!

We are really excited about the Hunger Games Movie! Check out this great story about the designer of the clothes! We love the was clothes ranging from 1930’s inspired day way to future couture really all look like they work flawlessly in this movie!   http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2012/03/20/hunger-games-fashion-designer-brings-book-to-life.html  

It’s almost that time of year again!

Halloween is almost here. It’s almost that time of year again! Halloween is slowly getting closer. As we approach October we are starting to see rentals increasing. We already have a record number of costumes already on layaway for Halloween! Pierre’s has the largest costume rental stock in Philadelphia! Stop by any time to get […]

Custom Halloween Costume Orders now being accepted

Have you ever had the perfect idea for a Halloween costume, but can’t figure out how to make it on your own?   Or are you looking to wow your friends and maybe win a prize with something over the top? Pierre’s Costumes is now taking orders for custom Halloween costumes! We can create a […]