Non-traditional weddings are a blast! I mean, who doesn’t love to dress up like they did in the Renaissance? We can handle just about any theme you throw at us, we’re just that good at our jobs! Some popular themes in the past include Renaissance of course. We have so many options for both men and women in our rental and sale stock. Or if you’d prefer we can make you a custom dress or outfit. It’s not a problem. Just give us a call and make an appointment with our designer so you can discuss fabric, trim, and style.
Steampunk is another theme that has surfaced in recent years. What is ‘steampunk’ you Steampunk is another theme that has surfaced in recent years. What is ‘steampunk’ you may ask? Well, it could be described by the slogan “What the past would look like if the future had happened sooner.” There are even subgenres within this historical futuristic genre: Victorian inspired looks, American old west, and even medieval ages steampunk. The key to a great steampunk look is mixing unexpected accessories with typical suits or dresses of the time period.
Star Wars, 1920s, Halloween Horror, and anime are other typical weddings we’ve seen. We have both sale and rental costumes to accommodate the wedding parties and guests for these themes and many others! Visit us and speak with one of our associates to discuss your wedding wear options.
Well, we’ve got plenty of costumes here for events such as Dragon*Con – for example, Harry Potter costumes and accessories (like robes, ties, wands, glasses, scarves, and other items – even Dumbledore’s hat, hair, and beard or McGonagall’s hat), or Star Trek costumes and uniforms (original or new), several items in the style of Tolkien’s universe, a full selection of theatrical makeup, stage blood, all sorts of wigs, black or white feather wings, demon horns, pirate outfits (including boots and hats), as well as several other costumes and accessories that are perfect for any upcoming convention. We also have parade costumes and furries!
We have a vast collection of parade and mascot costumes including animals such as chickens, dogs, panthers, bunnies, lions, dragons, dinosaurs, mice, ducks, and many more! Each of these is unique, and comes with an appropriate fur suit, gloves, and shoe covers. If you’d like to rent one, give us a call or come by the shop. We can take reservations over the phone with a credit card too if you’re unable to drop by during business hours. During October, the rental period for parade and mascot costumes is one day–the rest of the year, they rent by three days.
If you’ve any questions at all concerning any aspect of our sale or rental costumes, or even questions or comments about this site, don’t hesitate to call us at 864-271-4260 or email us. You can also subscribe here to receive automatically receive updates of our site and stock.
Like we’ve previously mentioned, we built our rental stock with quality in mind. On many occasions customers fall in love with their costume and want to buy it. Lucky for you we offer that service as well! Just ask an associate for a price. If you decide you’d rather buy the costume than return it from a rental, we subtract any rental fee you’ve paid from the purchase price we quote.
This is a great option if you frequently attend Renaissance festivals!
We have an army of Easter bunnies in our warehouse which are available for rental. Businesses, companies, churches, and individuals may reserve a bunny for a one day rental during the Easter season (three day rental during the remainder of the year). The Easter bunny comes with a mascot head, fur suit with pink tummy, fur shoe covers, and fur mittens. If you wish to add a colorful vest we can do that too! You will need to reserve a bunny well in advance; because, even though we have an army, eventually all of them do get rented out simultaneously.
To learn how to reserve a bunny, please visit our FAQ page.
We know kids don’t always share such pertinent information in a timely manner. It’s okay. Take a breath and don’t worry because we carry plenty of children’s historical figures! We have your costume solutions from Christopher Columbus to the founding fathers to Amelia Earhart. Children’s historical costumes vary from basic to deluxe versions. We even have instant disguise kits if you need those last few finishing touches to a costume you already have.
It seems like kids are required to dress up more and more often for school projects, wax museums, and book reports. No matter if it’s an animal or person we can usually sort something out (even last minute!).
We’ve got a great selection of costumes and accessories to help you show up and look your best. We’ve got several beautiful masquerade masks, as well as gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, handmade 18th Century dresses. Not only do we carry them–we custom-tailor them just for you, at no extra charge. We also have men’s 1700s garb!
We are constantly receiving new styles of masks so check back frequently!
We have an obsession with fabric (some might say unhealthy but we’re okay with that, everyone has their vices). We have several hundred square feet in our warehouse dedicated to the most beautiful fabrics and trims you can imagine. They display lovely textures and patterns. Our designs would not seem as spectacular without the right fabric to bolster their ingenuity.
We have over twenty years of experience in costume design and construction. For these reasons we are always the first choice of many theatres when they need costumes. We do not discriminate between well-known theatres and more obscure ones. We do not discriminate between large and small casts either. We dedicate our attention to providing the best service we can no matter the size of the job.
Quality and customer service are the foundations upon which we do business. We operate under the assumption that if you’re going to bother dressing up then you want to look amazing doing it. That being said, we use only the best fabrics and trims to create the amazing costumes you see on the rack. It’s not uncommon for a client to purchase one of our costumes from the rental stock because the quality is that remarkable. Dressing up is not only fun but it’s liberating. Putting on one of the beautiful 18th century dresses with panniers and powdered wig transports the wearer to another time and place. Our associates aim to foster an environment where that transition occurs. We are trained to be knowledgeable, listen to the clients’ vision, and deliver the best possible costume for that person. It is a little overwhelming when you walk into the shop for the first time but our associates offer one on one costume consultation to overcome that initial feeling.
There’s a lot coming up in the near future–from RetroFest to the start of Opera season.
On a related note, those of you getting ready for RetroFest should definitely check out our shop! Our store contains sale costume and accessories as well as a fantastic selection of vintage and vintage-styled rental outfits. We carry everything from bell-bottoms and polyester pants to daishikis, pimp suits, leisure suits, and some great one-of-a-kind dresses. That’s right, our rentals are all unique–you won’t see someone at a party with the same outfit as you.
Aside from that, we’ve also got a huge selection of Retro/hippie sunglasses and shades–big, small, blue, clear, green, gold, sparkle; all sorts–and several different wigs that are just perfect for hippie costumes. We’ve got afros, long hippie wigs, bobs, and gogo-dancer wigs. We even carry men’s platform shoes and women’s go-go boots. Come by the store and try some on!