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FIPI goes behind the Seams at Angels Costumes
Fri 3 February 2017, 14:00 – 16:30 GMT
Dressing the stars of stage and screen since 1840
You're invited to go on a private tour for FIPI members only, Behind the Seams at the world's largest costume house; Angels Costumes.
Let your imagination wonder as you enter the world's largest dressing up box.
Take a trip through 175 years of costume history.
Seven generations dressing the stars, stage, screen and TV.
Discover the process behind the costumes from major productions.
Learn how the world's largest costumier work.
With over eight miles of hanging costumes and over million items!
Learn how this magic is made.
With in-depth examples of the work and craft.
See costumes through history.
And how Angel's fancy dress gets the party started!
On the 2-hour private tour, you'll be guided around all of Angels Costumes departments including Tailoring, Ladies Making, Alterations, Uniform, Badge Room and Warehouse. You'll hear first-hand accounts of working on the biggest productions such as Shakespeare in Love, The Lady in the Van, Downton Abbey, Wicked and Game of Thrones. And see clothes made or recreated for Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Fred Astaire, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett and much more.
P.S. Comfortable shoes are recommended as you will be on your feet throughout.
I look forward to seeing you there!
Angel's Costumes website: http://angels.uk.com/