Pierre's Costumes

We love working and living in Philadelphia

Pierre’s Costumes has been a Philadelphia institution since 1943. We have been costuming theatre, corporations, making mascots, providing costumes for film & TV, and working with the public for the past 73 years in Philadelphia. We just ran across this video on YouTube that shows you many of the reasons we love being here. Philadelphia […]

Creating a professional costume set for The Little Mermaid stage production.

We are currently building all of the costumes for The Little Mermaid stage production. We aren’t going to post any pictures yet, since we want to take the time to take some good ones, and also include some “on-stage” pictures as well. Here are some pictures of our staff cutting, draping, sewing, ironing, etc. to […]

More Pictures Of Mary Poppins Costumes

Short and to the point… Here are more pictures of our costume set for Mary Poppins for you to see. (Thanks to The Titusville Playhouse for sharing them with us.  http://www.titusvilleplayhouse.com  ).   If you are interested in this set, please contact our theatre department ASAP (Ask for Liz @ 215-925-7121).  These costumes are booking fast, […]

Mary Poppins costumes go out on their first rental.

Our brand new set of Mary Poppins costumes has just gone out on it’s first rental. We spent a good part of December and early January finishing up our build of our Mary Poppins costume set.  Our staff loved building the costumes, since it really allowed them to be creative.  In addition we brought in a […]

We Are Looking for Over-hire Tailors and Costume Construction People.

We are also looking for over-hire tailors and costume construction people in our Philadelphia costume shop. We have several large projects that include parades and theatrical productions. We need: Pattern-makers. Drapers. Cutters. Stitchers. Craftspeople. All around tailors. The more skills you have, the more desirable you are to us. If you are qualified and interested […]

Shrek Costume Photos

Here are a few pictures of our Shrek The Musical costumes.  

“Shrek”ing out!

We are receiving SO MANY calls about renting costumes for Shrek the musical.   We have had to turn a couple of people down due to overlapping dates. Obviously this is not great. If you want to use us for the costumes, please book early. This way you don’t count on us, and later find […]

Shrek The Musical

Anyone doing Shrek, the Musical this year?   We are in the process of creating a full set of costumes for Shrek the musical.  We have been receiving so many phone calls and emails for this production. Right now, we have pricing and a package put together.  We are just finishing up the costume sketches […]

The things people are wearing to the Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

It’s a “dress to impress” event… The annual (May 6, 2013) Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC) Costume Gala is a time to show off your fashion sense and dress in a creative way.  Anna Wintour (Editor in Chief of Vogue) runs this event, and is very strict with the guest list.  Many people want to […]

Spamalot Costume Pictures

Spamalot pictures are here… Short and to the point.   We did a QUICK photoshoot to demonstrate how some of the “trick” costumes work for one of our Spamalot costume sets.   Here they are: