Secretly brilliant bits of London: Angels Costumes
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 a fancy dress shop on Shaftesbury Avenue. But its main business is making the clothes on the telly and the silver screen look picture perfect (and historically accurate). So it’s…
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 “Star Wars”, “The Theory of Everything”, and “Bridget Jones,” and won 36 Oscars for costume…
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 one thing that most of them have in common: Angels. The London-based company Angels the…
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. Even if they’ve featured in most of the biggest films of all time. (Video produced…