COSTUMING

Costume Rental From Vintage Tex

Vintage Tex carries clothing and accessories made before the 1970s, but we can costume plays, movies, TV shows and events set from the Edwardian era up to the present. Download a PDF brochure

 

Sample Costumes

Vintage Tex carries a range of unique styles, allowing you to create the wardrobe of your dreams. Whether you're adhering strictly to the traditional interpretation of your show, or going with something a little different, we're here to help! 

Inspiration: Doubt

These two 1960s era black dresses with patent black shoes and white lacy tops offer a liberal interpretation of the nuns' outfits.

 

Inspiration: Lady Macbeth

This dramatically constructed and fully embroidered 1970s era dress is perfect for the dark nature of the play. 

Inspiration: My Fair Lady

This 1970s era eggplant purple and crisp white gown would make for an ideal Eliza Doolittle ensemble during the Ascott Gavotte number.

Inspiration: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Flowing with dramatic, feminine details that provide exemplary movement, these 1970s formal dresses help to set the mood for the ethereal theme of this play.

Inspiration: Romeo & Juliet

Perfect for a modern take on the scene where Romeo meets Juliet. Romeo is costumed in structured creams and maroons, while Juliet is in a 1960s cream and gold baby doll dress to accent her femininity and social status.

 

Inspiration: Hairspray

Right: 1950s era pink and blue dresses with necklaces are perfect for the Corny Collins Show!

Below: 1950s lace top paired with plaid skirt for Tracy Turnblad's collegiate look, and 1960s yellow dress for her BFF, Penny.

 

 

Prices

Rental prices are a percentage of our retail prices. The more you rent, the more you save! 

Total Rental Price: % Rental: Total Rental Fee:
$200*-$400 50% $100+
$401-$700 40% $160+
$701+ 30% $210+

 *$200 retail value, $100 rental fee is our minimum rental. 

 

Policies

- State law requires us to charge sales tax on rentals unless you are tax-exempt.


- Only items at our brick-and-mortar store are available for rental. Items for sale in our Etsy store are not available for rental.


- Typical rentals are for 1 week. If you need more time, please let us know.

 

Sample Price Sheet

We know that you’re on a budget, and we want you to know how great our prices are. So, we’re sharing our actual prices for each of the sample outfits shown in this packet.

Inspiration:

Doubt

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

LBD, Left, $33

$16.50

$13.20

$9.90

Top, Left, $18

$9.00

$7.20

$5.40

Shoes, Left, $25

$12.50

$10.00

$7.50

LBD, Right, $58

$29.00

$23.20

$17.40

Top, Right, $23

$11.50

$9.20

$6.90

Shoes, Right, $23

$11.50

$9.20

$6.90

 

Inspiration:

Lady Macbeth

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

Dress, $53

$26.50

$21.20

$15.90

 

Inspiration:

Hairspray

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

White Top, $28

$14.00

$11.20

$8.40

Plaid Skirt, $25

$12.50

$10.00

$7.50

Yellow Dress, $43

$21.50

$17.20

$12.90

Brooch, $14

$7.00

$5.60

$4.20

Pink Dress, $79

$39.50

$31.60

$23.70

Necklace, $18

$9.00

$7.20

$5.40

Blue Dress, $53

$26.50

$21.20

$15.90

Pearls, $18

$9.00

$7.20

$5.40 

 

Inspiration:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

Blue Dress, $48

$24.00

$19.20

$14.40

Green Dress, $53

$26.50

$21.20

$15.90

Necklace, $18

$9.00

$7.20

$5.40

 

Inspiration:

Romeo & Juliet

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

Jacket, $119

$59.50

$47.60

$35.70

Shirt, $28

$14.00

$11.20

$8.40

Dress, $63

$31.50

$25.20

$18.90

Necklace, $28

$14.00

$11.20

$8.40

Shoes, $18

$9.00

$7.20

$5.40

Boots, $48

$24.00

$19.20

$14.40

 

Inspiration:

My Fair Lady

Item

50% Rate

40% Rate

30% Rate

Dress, $48

$24.00

$19.20

$14.40

Hat, $23

$11.50

$9.20

$6.90