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Fancydress.com does not currently offer internships, however our sister companies Angels Costumes and Angels Fancy Dress regularly provide exciting internships for a number of roles. Scroll down to see more.

Costumier at Shaftesbury Avenue

Internships: Costume Hire at Angels Fancy Dress, Shaftesbury Avenue

Angels Fancy Dress supplies bespoke styled hire costumes for parties and special events at our flagship store on Shaftesbury Avenue. The standard of our hire costumes far exceeds the usual fancy dress retail range in quality and breadth of choice. As well as formal wear and period costume, customers can choose from fantasy costumes such as animals, fictional TV characters and celebrity figures.

All hire requests are handled by a team of highly experienced costumiers. Our costumiers are available to assist with selection or give inspiration.

Alongside our fabulous costumes to hire; customers can buy wigs, make-up, masks and a wide variety of retail fancy dress and accessories.

An internship at Angels Fancy Dress gives you an opportunity to experience a different side of the costume business in a fun, fast-moving environment.

You will have extensive contact with customers helping them to make choices, fit costumes and put looks together as well as learning how to maintain costumes and get some retail experience as well.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have a passion for costume
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Have a good sense of humour and good people skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

Information:

  • All internships are unpaid but pre-approved travel expenses within London will be paid
  • Educational Requirements: Costume / Fashion Degree or Equivalent
  • Location: Angels Fancy Dress, London WC2
  • Full-Time - 09:00 - 17:30 - Monday to Friday (times may vary)
  • Placements are for eight weeks continuous

To apply please email your CV and letter of interest indicating which area you wish to be considered for: graduates@angels.uk.com


A dress fitting

Internships: Civilian Hire Department, Angels Costumes HQ, Hendon NW9

A small number of placements are being offered to Costume/Fashion graduates in our Civilian Hire Department at Angels Costumes, based in Hendon. As well as helping us to sort our amazing stock you will have the opportunity to shadow costumiers and experience the different kinds of work that we do. This may include preparing costumes for shows, basic alterations, returning costumes to stock etc.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have a passion for costume
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

Information:

  • All internships are unpaid but pre-approved travel expenses within London will be paid
  • Educational Requirements: Costume / Fashion Degree or Equivalent
  • Location: Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Road, Hendon NW9 6AA
  • Full-Time - 09:00 - 17:30 - Monday to Friday
  • Placements are for eight weeks continuous

To apply please email your CV and letter of interest indicating which area you wish to be considered for: graduates@angels.uk.com


A Uniform Costumier at work

Internships: Uniform Department, Angels Costumes HQ, Hendon NW9

If you have an interest in Uniforms or Military History, a placement in our Uniform Hire Department at Angels Costumes may appeal to you. As well as keeping our amazing stock in order you will have an opportunity to shadow costumiers and experience the different kinds of work that we do. This may include preparing costumes for shows, basic alterations, returning costumes to stock etc.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have an interest in uniform / military history
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team

Information:

  • All internships are unpaid but pre-approved travel expenses within London will be paid
  • Educational Requirements: Costume / Fashion Degree or Equivalent
  • Location: Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Road, Hendon NW9 6AA
  • Full-Time - 09:00 - 17:30 - Monday to Friday
  • Placements are for eight weeks continuous

To apply please email your CV and letter of interest indicating which area you wish to be considered for: graduates@angels.uk.com


Internships: Alterations Department, Angels Costumes HQ, Hendon NW9

If you are more interested in construction, a placement in our Alterations Workroom at Angels Costumes may be more appropriate. Interns will gain valuable experience in working on a variety of costumes/fabrics from period pieces right through to modern fancy dress costumes as well as understanding how a professional workroom works and runs.

There are also a number of placements allowing graduates to work purely on the restoration and preservation of costumes in our stock.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Good sewing (hand & machine) skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

Information:

  • All internships are unpaid but pre-approved travel expenses within London will be paid
  • Educational Requirements: Costume / Fashion Degree or Equivalent
  • Location: Angels Costumes, 1 Garrick Road, Hendon NW9 6AA
  • Full-Time - 09:00 - 17:30 - Monday to Friday
  • Placements are for eight weeks continuous

To apply please email your CV and letter of interest indicating which area you wish to be considered for: graduates@angels.uk.com

Angels Alterations.