Professional
0
Costume Hire Houses Are Under Threat
0

Creative cities are expensive cities and the space required to store thousands of valuable costume pieces is in high demand from developers. Hero Frock Hire ...

0
Costumers Are More Psychologists than Designers
0

Feature film costume designer Shay Cunliffe has shed light on some of the role of her profession when confronting clashing creatives in the film industry as ...

0
Met’s Head Costume Conservator on her Career Path
0

Sarah Scaturro, head conservator for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has revealed her intense path to her highly-desirable profession. ...

0
Confronting Elitism in the Costume Industry
0

A costume designer has told The Stage about the difficulty faced by working class people trying to break into the industry. Having written extensively on the ...

5
Five Reasons It’s Not OK To Ask For Free Sewing (And Why You Shouldn’t Give it)
0

"Oh, you sew? That's great. Can you hem my trousers? Fix my curtains? Make me one of those?" Anyone who can sew knows these questions all too well but often ...

1
How to Break Down Costumes for Maximum Effect
0

Both on stage and off, if a costume shows that it has just come off the sewing table it's not going to do the character any justice. Until recently clothes ...

0
The Trials of Freelance Costuming
0

Costume is a difficult and tedious profession to navigate on its own but the fact that most of it involves working as a "career-freelancer" has a huge impact ...

0
Five Essentials to Surviving the Costume Profession
0

Eve Salter went freelance after 22 years working for Granada Studios and ITV on major TV shows and faced a gruelling schedule to get established independently ...

1
Student’s Big Idea to Help Costume Professionals
0

Angela Harrop was a costume design student balancing her studies with a hectic placement at ITV studios when she had a bold new idea to help artists in her ...