Pierre's Costumes

Flash Back Friday- Philadelphia In Style

Laura here! I had the opportunity to stop by the Michener Art Museum and see their Philadelphia in Style: A Century of Fashion exhibit from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at Drexel University. The show demonstrates the vital role Philadelphia played in the world of 20th century fashion and the pieces are […]

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 […]

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”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 […]

Spamalot is the new hot show for 2013

We are receiving many requests for the costumes for Spamalot this spring.   It seems that nobody seems to have a complete set of the specialized costumes for the show Spamalot.  With the rights being released this year, many groups are putting on this show.  It looks like any organization that puts on this production […]

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. […]

Behind the Scenes of “How to Succeed” with Costume Designer Catherine Zuber

Behind the Scenes of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” with Costume Designer Catherine Zuber Catherine Zuber is a costume design for Broadway’s revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. She studied costume design at Yale School of Drama. She has been referred to as “one of theater’s most sought-after costume designers 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 […]