Pierre's Costumes

Uncle Sam Flashback Friday!

On September 7th, 1813, the United States received our nickname, Uncle Sam.   The name is linked to Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United States Army during the War of 1812.Wilson (1766-1854) stamped the barrels with “U.S.” for United States, but soldiers began referring […]

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 […]

Historical Costumes Abound! Downton Abbey is Back!

One of our favorite Historical Dramas is premiering in the UK this September!  Downton Abbey is back September 16th!  We’re so excited to see the new costumes and what’s going to happen to Cousin Matthew and Mary!! No spoilers here, we want to be super surprised and delighted with the new season!