Need to clothe an army? Rent costumes from the blockbuster, “Titanic?”. Have hats created by an artisan milliner, boots made to order, or a dress built by the city’s finest seamstresses? Need to buy anything from rare textiles to a pack of safety pins?

Appointments are required for private rentals.

Please review our rental policies listed to the right before visiting our establishment.

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You’ll find all this and more at Western Costume Company, where it’s one-stop shopping for costumers, designers, and their crews at the largest costume house in the United States.

Whether you’re outfitting for film, television, or theatre, or even a Halloween party, you’ll find what you need in our vast warehouse, which offers eight miles of beautifully maintained clothing from every era. Our all-in-one facility also boasts a complete support system for a wardrobe team, from prep to wrap. There’s a gorgeous array of vintage finds in our fabric shop and everything from Schmere to No. 2 pencils in our supply store. And of course there’s our extraordinary research library, offering the biggest collection of source materials in the country.

Western Costume Company – run by costumers for costumers and designers to meet your every professional or personal need. As we proudly celebrate our centennial, we invite the public to enjoy our bespoke services. From men’s suits to women’s ball gowns, the gifted staff at Western can make your fashion fantasy a reality.

Where Hollywood Dresses

The Western Costume Co. has been dressing Hollywood since the days of silent film. Here's how we got started 100 years ago.

LACMA - Costume Council

Click here to see a gallery from The Costume Council Of LACMA's celebration of Western Costume Company: The First 100 Years.

The Dream Factory

A candid talk with President Eddie Marks about the past and present of the Western Costume Company