Pierre's Costumes

Good Reviews for Theatre!

Theatre is doing its final push before our close of shop for the Democratic Convention here in Philadelphia! Opera North’s “Daughter of the Regiment”, Gilbert + Sullivan Society of Louisville “Patience”, and New Millennium Players “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” are all prepped and ready for to go out for their shows! We can’t […]

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 […]

We love working and living in Philadelphia

Pierre’s Costumes has been a Philadelphia institution since 1943. We have been costuming theatre, corporations, making mascots, providing costumes for film & TV, and working with the public for the past 73 years in Philadelphia. We just ran across this video on YouTube that shows you many of the reasons we love being here. Philadelphia […]

Another Busy Week In Theatre!

Summer Stock has really grown here at Pierre’s! Addam’s Family and Peter Pan ship today and tomorrow. Theatre on the Bay’s “Little Women: The Musical” and Clinton Area Stage Troupes “Hello Dolly!” are keeping us very busy with close to 100 costumes going out this upcoming week! They are pulled and ready to be altered […]

Beauty and the Beast on the Rise!

With the revival of Beauty and the Beast coming to the big screen in 2017 there seems to be no shortage of excitement coming from the theatre world as well! Everyone seems to be looking to do this tale as old as time for their upcoming fall and spring musicals! Our set of Beauty and […]

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 […]

The key to having a great mascot

Mascots need a few things to be successful   A Well Built Good Looking Mascot Costume A mascot that is built for the specific physical purposes that the mascot will be used in (highly athletic, oversized and very visible, etc.).  Mascots must have a visual appeal to ensure that it gets noticed.  Mascot also need […]

Shrek Costume Photos

Here are a few pictures of our Shrek The Musical costumes.  

Quiet before the storm

This is the quiet before the storm We are somewhat quiet in the costume shop right now. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because we need the time to clean up and catch up from our Holiday season. We are cleaning the work room, and doing all those little things that you can’t seem to […]

Thanksgiving Costumes

What kind of costumes will you be wearing for Thanksgiving? We are renting out turkey costumes, pilgrims, and indians to all sorts of customers this week.  Some are wearing them for fun, others are using them to promote businesses or appear on TV.   Believe it or not, we have more than 10 Santa Clauses […]