A Christmas Shoot with Boyz Magazine
Angels Fancy Dress & Boyz Magazine Angels Fancy Dress partnered with Boyz magazine this December to bring their Christmas issue to life with our hire costumes. The fabulous Christmas feature starred workers of London town’s gay scene who were dressed…
A Halloween visit to the world’s biggest and oldest costume house
A Shaftesbury Avenue institution since 1840 For the past 177 years, there’s been one go-to London destination for costumes, whether it be a Halloween party or a Hollywood blockbuster. Browse the rails of Angels Fancy Dress– a Shaftesbury Avenue institution…
How to Channel 1920s Style for Your Next Party!
Everyone knows that the 1920s brought in a new era of style, and even if you haven’t seen ‘The Great Gatsby’, (costumes provided by Angels Costumes in 2013 and 1974, didn’t you know!?), you’ve got to have noticed the abundance…
Couples Costumes: Iconic Duos for eye-catching fancy dress
At Angels we believe that fancy dress just isn’t the same on your own, it’s always better to embrace your silly side with a friend. So we’ve come up with a list of our favourite eye-catching couples’ costumes, from the…
Lost and Found – A Mini Star Wars Adventure
The Lost Robe Here at Angels Fancy Dress we especially love Star Wars. We are a little bit biased as we’ve worked on three of the films (which are arguably the best ones). Episodes IV, V and VI; ‘A New…
Secretly brilliant bits of London: Angels Costumes
A brilliant London hidden gem… Isn’t Angels a fancy-dress shop? Well, yes. If you recognise the name from your annual Halloween costume hunt that’s because this world-famous costumiers also runs fancy dress shops in Shaftesbury Avenue and Hendon. But its…
Inside the warehouse where costumes are made for Oscar-winning films like ‘Star Wars’ and ‘The Theory...
As Halloween draws closer, one North London family is busier than ever. Tim Angel is the chairman of Angels, a costume production company founded by his great-great-great grandfather Daniel in 1840. It has created outfits for films franchises such as…
Go Inside the London Costume Shop Oscar-Winning Designers Rely On
London shop Angels the Costumiers has been supplying costumes to award-winning films for decades The Oscar nominees for this year’s Best Costume Design award represent a diverse bunch of films populated with princesses, witches, hotel porters and aristocrats. Yet there’s…
From Star Wars to Downton Abbey: the oldest costume house in the world – in pictures
Since it opened in 1840, Angels costumes in London has been the go-to clothing supplier for theatre, and later for film too. Before it receives an outstanding British contribution to cinema Bafta on Sunday, take a tour of its gargantuan…
The 36-Time Oscar Winner You’ve Never Heard Of
With 36 Oscars, this company has won more than Daniel Day-Lewis, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Titanic combined. The reason you’ve probably never heard of the U.K.’s Angels Costumes is because you’re not supposed to notice the work they do….