Costume Related Quotes



The historical side of fashion was very attractive to me when I was a teenager in Moscow, working for the costume departments in various Russian theater companies.

Alexander Vassiliev


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They weren't really weddings, just long costume parties. (on three of her weddings)

Peggy Lee


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You can't get at the thing itself, the real nature of the sitter, by stripping away the surface. You can only get beyond the surface by working with the surface. All that you can do is manipulate that surface-gesture, costume, expression-radically and correctly.

Richard Avedon


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I'm a pain in the ass to all of the costume designers with whom I work because I have very strong feelings about the subject.

Meryl Streep


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Somewhere in the back of my brain there exists this certainty: The body is no more than a costume, and can be changed at will. That the changing of bodies, like costumes, would make me into a different character, a character who might, finally, be alright.

Marya Hornbacher


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Three children have become adults since a phone call with Jo Rowling, containing one small clue, persuaded me that there was more to Snape than an unchanging costume, and that even though only three of the books were out at that time, she held the entire massive but delicate narrative in the surest of hands.

Alan Rickman


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You've got to leave the reader with more than just a name and a costume - they need to know who the character is, what they're like, what kind of attitude they have, what sort of role they play.

Kurt Busiek


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I've never worn costume jewelry in my life. It's really very self-defeating. Why should a man buy a woman real jewelry when she wears false pieces?

Gloria Guinness


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“I first walked into the costume designer and saw she had short shoes, tweed jacket, little bun and glasses,”

Lynda Carter


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I was Pac-Man. It was the worst costume ever. You would expect a big round suit, but it was just a mask and a smock with a maze on it.

Ray Toro


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