costumer costumer  /ˈkɑ stu mər/


  • (n) someone who designs or supplies costumes (as for a play or masquerade)



  1. Christopher Lawrence designs Miley Cyrus' clothes and was the costumer for Hannah Montana: The Movie.
  2. As Elvis Presley's costumer in the late '60s and '70s, Bill Belew conceived the trademark belts and jumpsuits in which Elvis made his comeback.
  3. Anne of the Thousand Days, for example, is a costumer's spectacle, filled with wind and hung with tinsel.



  1. "She put two kids through school," Garr recalled. "I have one brother who is a surgeon, there's me, and my other brother builds boats. She was in wardrobe. She was a costumer at the studio. She would always say, 'We're still alive.'"
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Teri Garr Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "No. 1 ...... it's the director's vision that everybody has to follow, whether it's the composer, the cinematographer, the production designer, the costumer designer, the editor. They trust that I know the vision of the film," Lee says. "The...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Spike Lee Source: Globe and Mail

  3. King, for one, says the stories have enduring appeal: "It's real life with a nicely written story. It's your life, with a costumer."
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Michael Patrick King Source: USA Today

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