5 Reasons Why Wix Is the Easy Website Builder For You

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Don’t think you have the skills to build a website? You’re not alone. Of 2000 people surveyed eager to start a website, half didn’t believe they had the skills. Fortunately thanks to Wix the process of building a website yourself couldn’t be simpler whatever your ability. Drag and Drop Even for the reasonably tech-savvy, the … Read more

Costume Making is Dying: Your Response

Thousands of costumers reacted furiously to Royal Opera House costume head Fay Fullerton’s comments that the costume industry is “almost dying” because of a skills shortage – and many of the reasons given prove that this was rightly so. Firstly, an apology. Many of you believed The Costume Rag endorsed the comment wholeheartedly when we were … Read more

Costume Hire Houses Are Under Threat

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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 has been supplying the screen industry with costumes for 25 years but is now one of the last costume houses in Australia dedicated to screen. Suzy Carter and husband Mark … Read more

Met’s Head Costume Conservator on her Career Path

Sarah Scaturro, head conservator for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has revealed her intense path to her highly-desirable profession. In an interview by Artnet, she explained her university education of Italian and ancient history at the University of Colorado Boulder followed by a Masters in fashion and textile studies at New … Read more

Butchart and Laverty Talk Film Fashion

Hundreds of costume professionals filled Piccardilly’s Jewel Bar on March 15 to make new contacts and listen to fashion historians Amber Butchart and Christopher Laverty discuss the role of costume in film. The over-subscribed event was organised by costumer Wendy Benstead and filled the Middle-East-themed venue during cocktail happy hour. The Fashion of Film and … Read more

Five Essentials to Surviving the Costume Profession


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 while also raising her son as a single mother. “The odds were against me even with a fabulous CV. With Costume Designer and Head of Department credits I never … Read more

Student’s Big Idea to Help Costume Professionals


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 industry find work. Last year a web designer was able to finally realise her innovation of a database called Costume Daily. Harrop told the Costume Rag … Read more