Pierre's Costumes

Photos from Dick Van Dyke Tribute!

A HUGE Thank You to Northridge Music Boosters for sending us these wonderful photos of Dick Van Dyke performing with our costumes! We are so happy that we were able to provide the iconic looks that everyone loves from Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! The actors looked wonderful and we are sure this […]

Closer to Dark Knight Rises Every Day!!

With all the hype behind the new Batman Movie set to release next week everyone is busy getting their old costumes ready for the midnight showings.  From Heath Ledger’s joker adaptations to sexy catsuits to honor the new movie’s appearance of Cat Woman we’ve seen just about everyone being represented.  The hype is amazing as […]

Pierre’s Costumes loves Disney’s Brave!

Some of our staff members saw Disney & Pixar’s Brave that came out this past weekend.  The reviews come back raving!!  The message that the movie gave to girls was amazing!  (We won’t give away any spoilers since it’s still so new) We’re also hoping here at Pierre’s that this movie will reawaken the love […]

Dark Knight Rising? Maybe not!

So we love Christian Bale. From his stint as a news boy in Newsies to an Illusionist in The Prestige. But he goes straight to our hearts as Batman! Mr. Bale had some issues with his costume for the dark night rising. He almost passed out due to the heavy costume! Check out this article […]

‘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 […]