Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Western Costume Company Acquires The Dykeman-Young Costume Collection



It has been announced by Eddie Marks, President of the Western Costume Company, that the company has acquired the famed Dykeman-Young costume collection, the extraordinary resource for film and theater designers.

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Halloween Store Now Open!


Need a GREAT Costume for Halloween?

Western Costume offers thousands of costumes from major motion pictures available to rent for Halloween!

Rent early in month for the best selection and keep your costume for the entire month OF OCTOBER!
Halloween Store Information Line: (818) 508-2147


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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Video: Zombies, Vamps and Cylons Costumes at Comic-Con 2009

Wired.com posted a cool video of interviews with attendees wearing some interesting costumes. From their Blog: Cosplay is alive and well at Comic Con. Mandalorian warriors, armies of the undead and Starfleet officers -- more crazy characters show up here than populate the script for 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'.


If you like those costumes then you will love what we got when our Halloween Store opens up! Make sure you are subscribed to our Halloween Newsletter for updates: Click Here to Sign Up

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Prevent Underarm Stains and Keep Them Away

LifeHacker.com posted an article on Getting Rid of Underarm Stains. Here is the original article in a nut shell:
These are great tips on treating but how can you avoid Underarm [Pit] Stains in the future? The answer is Disposable Dress Shields.
Dress Shields are highly absorbent, and will protect your garments from staining. They are waterproof, non-woven fabric with polyester knit backs. In our Supply Store we sell Stain Stoppers™ that are more than just dress shields; they prolong the life of any garment, regardless of material and prevent permanent odors on your clothing. Soft and comfortalbe, they apply and remove in seconds, no need to sew or pin. Taped side adheres to garment. Highly absorbent, they are recommended by physicians to protect against deodorant allergies.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Learn How to Shine your Shoes with the Right Supplies

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eHow.com has a great six-step article on how to shine your shoes.  The only problem is they don't link to any of the supplies you need.  No worries Western Costume Co. is here to save the day.

Once you have all of those you can then print out the instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/PrintArticle.html?id=31

Saturday, May 30, 2009

HURRY Before We Sell Out

Just an hour in and we sold a quarter of our stock!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Episode 34: There and Back Again... A Yardsale's Tale






























I sure hope you all enjoyed our very thorough photo essay. All of this and more is available for sale tomorrow. Please come and buy it. ;)

A very special thanks to our three friday interns: Stephanie, Jessica and Randi. They rock so hard. If you own a costume house you should hire them. If you are on a show you should hire them. If you want to have some hard-working, awesome to be around, smart, talented, really-good-under-pressure-and-skilled-at-working-with-crazies (ie: me) girls on your crew: you should hire them. Thanks ladies! To you we leave this commenorative photo.

...and perhaps a spring sale...you could be writing this blog next year. hey, you never know.

Well for the time being...
Peace out homestars!

Eddie Marks on 95.5 KLOS with Mark and Brian

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See you all tomorrow at the Spring Cleaning Sale!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Episode 33: Remember all those great times we had...

Here are some plucky and hilarious photos to correspond to
my epic ballad from yesterday. Also, please consider this the
clip-show episode. So just sit back and think about all those
great times we've had here at the Spring Sale blog.

GLITTERSNAKE in an E-Crate


Two awesome assistants. Seriously you guys rock!


Three Ghilly Suits

Four Vintage Dresses

One Hundred and Thirty Two Racks (plus or minus 10 rack margin of error)

Six Interns sorting. (We could only reach three of their publicists)


Seven Shako Shaking

Eight Disco Suit a-Shining

Nine Bustles Bustling

Ten Bras a-Snapping

Eleven Bunny Suits a-Hopping

Twelve Pirate Coats a Fetching