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THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER VISITS WESTERN COSTUME

The Hollywood Reporter | 02/18/2019
107 Years, 2.5 Million Outfits, Countless Characters: Inside Hollywood’s “Magical” Mecca of Costumes with The Hollywood Reporter



WESTERN COSTUME AT THE ROYAL WEDDING
Yahoo News | 05/24/2018
Actress Janina Gavankar wore a gorgeous, orange dress and hat from our collection to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.



100 YEARS OF HOLLYWOOD’S FAVORITE CLOSET AT WESTERN COSTUME
Vanity Fair | 09/22/2014
Vanity Fair has featured Western Costume Company with a short article accompanied by a slideshow to commemorate over 100 years in Hollywood movies! Western Costume prides itself on its prestigious…

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COMIC CON 2014 – COSTUMER DESIGNERS GUILD
Comic-Con 2014 | 07/25/2014
Get the inside scoop on designing costumes from the costume designers of some of the biggest blockbuster television series and movies…

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COLLEEN’S COSTUME CHANGE

Vogue Magazine | 06/17/2014
AFTER years of realizing other people’s dreams and imaginations through her work as an Oscar-winning costume designer (the current gong count stands at three), Colleen Atwood – one of Tinseltown’s…

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BOBI GARLAND–DIRECTOR, RESEARCH LIBRARY AND COSTUME ARCHIVE – WESTERN COSTUME COMPANY

Tyranny of Style | 02/27/2014
Costume design is storytelling; transforming an actor into a character that is complex and believable…

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BACHELORS BALL IS L.A.’S REVEL WITHOUT A CAUSE

Los Angeles Times | 02/21/2014
Shunning any lofty purpose, the exclusive event has featured a live bear, aerialists, the USC marching band and many, many drinks. The tradition goes back…

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WESTERN COSTUME, CLOSET TO THE STARTS, TURNS 100

Los Angeles Times | 06/17/2013
To the casual passerby theres nothing remarkable about the 1200 square foot former printing plant fronting a sun-baked stretch of Vanowen Street in North Hollywood. Theres nothing to indicate that…

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WESTERN COSTUME COMPANY: HOLLYWOOD COSTUME

Victoria and Albert Museum | 01/22/2013
2012 marked the 100th anniversary of Hollywood’s Western Costume Company, perhaps the most famous of all the costume rental companies. In this film, its president, Eddie Marks, talks to us about…

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WESTERN COSTUME COMPANY THE HOLLYWOOD DREAM FACTORY

YouTube | 01/03/2013
With our Centennial Year quickly past us, take a trip down memory lane and view this short video regarding Western Costume Company the Dream Factory.

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BEST LA SHOPS TO BUY YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUME
97.1 Amp Radio | 10/08/2012

Halloween costumes come in all different shapes and sizes…and prices too. It doesn’t matter if you buy the prepackaged costume in the bag, rent something extravagant or make your own.

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ON LOCATION: WESTERN COSTUME

thecredits.org | 09/25/2012
Founded in the movie biz’s earliest days, Western Costume is a one-stop shop for film, TV, commercial, digital media and theatre costumes. The 100-year old company got its start in downtown Los Angeles…

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A HUNDRED YEARS OF WESTERN COSTUME

Los Angeles Times | 09/20/2012
Western Costume, a Hollywood icon, celebrates its centennial.

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LACMA EVENT CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF WESTERN COSTUME CO.

Los Angeles Times | 06/25/2012

The Costume Council at the Los Angeles Museum of Art helped celebrate the centennial anniversary of Western Costume Co. with a June 20 panel discussion and pageant that unspooled in front of a…

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WESTERN COSTUME CELEBRATES 100TH BIRTHDAY WITH FILM FASHION SHOW AT LACMA

The Hollywood Reporter | 06/21/2012
Award-winning costume designers Julie Weiss, Mary Zophres, Janie Bryant, Carol Ramsey, Ellen Mirojnick and Deborah Hopper helped fete the iconic costume house, whose credits…

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WESTERN COSTUME CO. AND THE BATTLE FOR ACCURACY
Los Angeles Times | 06/16/2012
As part of my research for this Sunday’s Image section story about Western Costume Co. — which turns 100 this year — I took a tour of the costume house’s cavernous 120,000-square-foot…

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WESTERN COSTUME, WOVEN INTO HOLLYWOOD LIVES
Los Angeles Times | 06/16/2012
“The first time I went to Western Costume, it was in the old building over by Paramount, and I had a really low-budget movie but I was dying to get something from Western — it was the place you…

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INSIDE HOLLYWOOD’S FAVORITE CLOSET: 100 YEARS WITH WESTERN COSTUME

Vanity Fair | 06/14/2012
For the past century, L.A.’s Western Costume Company has dressed leading ladies and men in some of the most iconic outfits in modern cinema—from the famous ruby-red slippers that transported…

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GET ME WARDROBE
Wall Street Journal | 05/03/2012
Last winter Delphine White went hunting for clothes that could conjure New York City in 1864, the setting for a new cable TV drama called “Copper.” But the costume designer came up empty at a…

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WESTERN COSTUME MARKS 100TH ANNIVERSARY
Daily Variety | 04/17/2012
Picking an outfit to wear can be difficult, but imagine having a million options. To mark Western Costume’s 100th anniversary, the company is partnering with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s…

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COSTUME HOUSES
Costume Designer Guild | 03/26/2012
There are many tools in the arsenal of the Costume Designer: the sketch artists, the cutter/fitters, the dyers, the shoemakers, the milliners, and the jewelry makers, to name a few. One of the…

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