Pierre's Costumes

Does your mascot bring you luck?

The word mascot can be traced to the medieval Latin word masca, meaning “mask” or “witch.” The notion of a mascot as a lucky charm stems from the 1880 French operetta La Mascotte, in which a farm girl bestowed fortune on anyone she met. Translated into English, the show became The Mascot and debuted in […]

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 […]

Grammys were a huge success in 2012

Grammy Music Awards   It’s that time of year again.  The 54th annual Grammy awards.  Here’s the re-cap. The Grammy ratings were the biggest stunner. Just under 40 million people watched Adele get the biggest awards, an audience size topped only in 1984 when Michael Jackson’s “Thriller’’ was named top album. The Grammys, which had […]