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 […]

Quiet before the storm

This is the quiet before the storm We are somewhat quiet in the costume shop right now. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because we need the time to clean up and catch up from our Holiday season. We are cleaning the work room, and doing all those little things that you can’t seem to […]

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

We have neglected to blog for a while… It has a lot to do with the fact that we get extremely busy during “Santa Claus season”.  We have been shipping thousands of Santa suits, Santa boots, wig & beard sets, and related accessories for the past few weeks. Today it has finally started to slow […]

We are open again!!!

We are here catching up on your Halloween costumes.   It wasn’t exactly the best time of year for us to have a storm like Hurricane Sandy.  We are however making the best of it. The retail store is still pretty busy, and we are getting lots of customers who are now venturing out to […]

We are closed on Tuesday. Open Wednesday.

We are closed Tuesday October 30 due to hurricane Sandy. We had to close due to the governor and the mayor declaring a disaster and state of emergency. Most staff could not get in to allow us to open. Many roads were closed too. We WILL be open on Wednesday October 31, from 10:00 am […]

Yes…. We are open on October 29… Just!

We are open & running on a skeleton crew. It’s not exactly a great time of year to have a storm like “Sandy” roll through at Halloween…   We are in the shop (well two of us are) from 10:00am to 8:00pm today on October 29. We plan on being in the shop again on […]

Santa Claus is coming to town

We are already selling and renting so many Santa Suits. Santa costumes are being purchased by our professional Santa Claus customers. Professional Santa Clauses need to have their costume ready for the beginning of November. Once Thanksgiving is here, they are very busy. In addition to standard sale suits, we make custom designed, one of […]

Things are so busy here with halloween and theatrical costumes, we forgot to blog!

Things are so busy here we forgot to blog! You cannot believe how busy things get in a costume shop when we are gearing up for Halloween. We are already overwhelmed, and there is no way we can get through all of the projects that we want to do before Halloween. We also have fall […]

We love emails like this!

April 19, 2012 2:37:52 PM EDT –I cannot thank you enough for your excellent customer service! First time I have purchased Anything off the internet, I’ve been apprehensive about the hassle and you’ve changed that. I’m a customer for life! Rock on pierrescostumes.com! I’m a stylist for runway and I will spread the word about […]

Easter Bunnies and Biblical costumes are coming into town

Easter is almost here.  Get your biblical costumes, and your easter bunnies soon.     It’s that time of year again! Easter is just around the corner, have you reserved your Easter bunny costume yet? Pierre’s has a full line of Easter Bunny costumes for Rent,ranging from $85.00-$150.00! We have many different styles and sizes […]