Costumn Hire » Howick Little Theatre

By: Howick Little Theatre  06-Dec-2011

Looking for costumes for a movie or play? Invited to a fancy dress party but don't have a thing to wear? Need a tuxedo for a school ball? A crinoline, top hat or fur coat? Whether you are seeking one costume for a private function or all our 1950s items for a big film shoot, we'd love to hear from you.

Howick Little Theatre hires costumes to the following:

  • Members
  • Individuals
  • Not-for-profit groups such as schools, other amateur theatres and groups
  • Commercial organisations such as professional theatres and film companies

Complete Plays (with accessories)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (incomplete)
Taming of the Shrew
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Man of La Mancha
She Stoops to Conquer
The Way of the World
Macbeth
Zorba
(incomplete)
A Man for All Seasons

Uniforms (with accessories)

Army, Navy, Airforce, Police, firemen, ecclesiastical, educational, medical

Wedding Gowns (32”-38”)

1930s to 1980s, complete with head-dress and bouquet of silk flowers ($100, including drycleaning)

Bridesmaids’ gowns (34”-38”)

1950s-1980s ($50, including drycleaning)

Miscellaneous

Mardi gras
Hippies
Peasants, gypsies and yokels
Christmas

Costumes of the World

Pacific Islands
Spanish
Scottish
Japanese
Chinese
Arab
Indian
American (square dance and country & western)
Russian

Women’s

Gowns (1600-1990)
Capes and overcoats (1850-1980)
Suits – pants or skirt (1920s-1980)
Jumpers and cardigans (1930-1980)
Skirts and slacks (1940-1980)
Jackets (1940-1980)
Blouses (1890-1980)
Nightwear (1850-1980)
Petticoats (1850-1980
Shoes/handbags (1850-1980)
Hats (1850-1980)
Rock’n’roll skirts and petticoats (1950s)
Swimwear (1900-1960)
Fur coats/jackets/stoles
Crinoline hoops, petticoats and panniers (1750s-1850s)
Wigs, falls, buns, hairnets, snoods, crepe hair

Men’s

Suits (1940-1980)
Overcoats and raincoats (1940-1980)
Tail suits (1930-1980)
Dinner suits (1940-1980)
Morning and cutaway coats (1900-1980)
Pin-stripe trousers (1900-1980)
Nightwear (1850-1980)
Smoking jackets (1930-1980)
Swimsuits (1900-1940)
Shoes/hats/ties (please enquire)
Waistcoats/cardigans (1940-1980)
Jodhpurs (1920-1950)
Plus-fours (1920-1950)
Jackets and slacks (1940-1990)
Shirts – evening and day (1900-1990)
Shirt collars and studs (1900-1990)
Beards, moustaches, crepe hair

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011


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