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. […]

‘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 […]

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  

The Oscars bring out lots of costume related articles, here is one with Mark Bridges

Costume related articles are on the rise during Oscar season. I have seen more costume related posts over the past few days, than I probably see all year (I subscribe to certain keywords on Google, and get daily reports). Here is an interview by CNN with Mark Bridges.  It’s funny, a lot of the costumers […]

Did you know how pancake makeup was created?

Max Factor was a real person.   For those of you who don’t know the history, Max Factor was not just a brand, but an actual person.  One fact that I love, is that Max Factor invented pancake makeup in 1914.  I have also heard that Ben Nye (of the professional makeup brand), was involved in […]

West Coast Costume Exhibit

I would love to check out the Hollywood Museum next time I’m in LA.   I just learned about a really cool Costume exhibit going on at the Hollywood Museum.  It has lots of costumes from some pretty prominent movies on display.   This exhibit reminds me of my trip to las Vegas quite a […]