Laptop Costumes for iSKY
"Thanks for getting these costumes completed on such short notice. The costumes looks great and I am looking forward to them being worn at the Sevens."
Powerman for Unison
"Hey Denise, Powerman is amazing! He's become quite the talking point around Hawke's Bay!"
Costumes for StarJam
"Thank you so much for all the costumes!!! The skirts look fantastic and the new sizing idea seems to have worked well. Thank you so much."
Mr Kotuku for West Coast Rugby Union
"He's been in the newspaper twice already, and will be on Mainfreight Rugby on Sky this week as well. The kids love him, as do the adults, so he's a great recruit for West Coast rugby."
(pics of Kotuku out and about)
Hospi for Wellington Hospital
"Good Morning Denise, I am pleased to advise HOSPI made his first official public appearance on Sunday in the Wellington Christmas Parade & he proved very popular."
Rai and Bow for Rainbows End
"Love them denise ,they look fantastic."
Razorback for Otago Rugby Football Union
"Looks Fantastic! You guys have done a great job."
Gimme for GrabOne
"Thank you for sending the mascot through it looks amazing and was really warmly received at the office when he randomly appeared. Going to be an interesting day tomorrow but he will be promoted heavily across our social media channel's so keep an eye out: http://www.facebook.com/GrabOne"
Kahu the Kea for Museum of New Zealand Te Papa TongarewaMt Hutt Ski Field
"Well he arrived yesterday amidst much excitement from the marketing team! Only one word sprang to mind when I opened the box - "BELLISIMO"!!!! It's absolutely brilliant. Everyone wanted to try the head on and have their photo taken - it was an amazing response to him. I just want to formally say thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job for Te Papa, we really couldn't be more delighted with the end result. You guys absolutely rock!"
"We are totally happy with our new mascot, so lovely and soft!"
BuzzBOP, Environment Bay of Plenty
"I just wanted to say we just received BuzzBOP today and he is so soooo cool! You have done a fantastic job and I am so pleased with it. It's a lot more lightweight than our original costume and he is more fun and funky! I just tried the suit on too and its comfortable and easy to put on. The wings look good too. Thanks so much!"
Monty The Monkey, Westfield
“The Costume Studio, brought our 2 dimensional Kids Club Superhero to life! It was a great experience dealing with the team at the Costume Studio. Not only were they making 2 Monty the Monkey Suits but they were also making many Santa suits for 2 of the shopping centres, I was very impressed with the speed and quality of the order.”
Farmers Bears, Farmers Trading Company
“I just wanted to pass on my best wishes from yesterday's parade.
The Santa Bears and Niki & Kahu looked amazing. We have had a huge amount of compliments and we couldn't be more thrilled by them and the work you have done.”
“A big thanks to Denise and the Team at the Costume Studio for creating our fabulous new member of staff.... Hearty!!! He is truly amazing! Everyone smiles when they see him coming and can’t help but give him a “hearty hug” great job guys, hope to work with you all again soon!!! .... Hearty say’s hey!!”
Herbal Hero- Health and Herbs
“Denise and the team at Costume Studio were exceptional when making our Mascot Herbal Hero. They pulled out all stops to meet our deadlines and they were very knowledgeable about the ins and outs of mascot making. They were great at turning out cartoon character into life and having him look as close to the cartoon we had as possible. The team definitely knows all there is to know about creating a mascot, particularly the impact of different colours on the overall design, creating a design which is comfortable and versatile for different body shapes and sizes, keeping the wearer cool as well as having a great understanding of proportions. The team was extremely helpful throughout the whole process and they were really open to our feedback and kept us always in the loop.”
“I got into the office this afternoon and have opened up a box and found a very cute, very good looking Duck!!!!! Thank you so much for this he looks amazing and has turned our perfectly. We cant wait to get him out in the public eye.”
Our Fur Supplier!
“Great work - I see lots of costumes and yours are of a very high standard-well done.”
Captain Starship, Starship Hospital
“Needless to say, Captain Starship got an amazing acceptance from our whole team and all who were at the launch function. We are just thrilled with him and the level of professionalism we’ve had in working with you (compared to what we had before!). Thank you again for all the major time and effort. We look forward to hearing from you in the future for any upcoming mascot events.”
“We found The Costume Studio excellent to deal with. We had a new mascot called “Tim Timber” made and they also gave our existing Tim Timber costume ‘an extreme makeover’ as he was a bit tired and scruffy. The quality of materials and workmanship was excellent; Tim is machine washable, easy to spot clean and lightweight. Denise and her team came up with some good ideas on how we could make the costume more ‘wearer-friendly’ and also sourced a travelling box for him.
We were kept up-to-date on progress throughout the design and manufacture process and were thrilled with the result. The finished Tim was just as we had ordered, on time and on budget. It is great to be able to hand a job over to someone and have complete confidence that it will be done as asked. Tim is very popular with our builder’s kids and we are very happy to recommend The Costume Studio to anyone thinking of having costumes made”.
Monzee Magic, The Colourplus Magic Mascot
“Monzee just went so well in her first outing.
She is a real crowd pleaser and we are certain that a great following will emerge.
We love her!!!! Well done.”
“It has been an absolute delight working with you and your team. By the way - the feedback from both our North and South Island staff is that the new Mr Bears’ look amazing!”
“You and your team were wonderful and I hope we can do it again sometime soon! Perfect thank you!
And by the way - you made this so much easier for us then it could have been”
“Thank you again for your hard work and awesome creativity.”
Rotorua Public Library
“Fletcher is fabulous - he's just brilliant - thank you very much.”
Keewee Kidney Kids Mascot
"Just thought I'd let you know we and our client loved Keewee, exactly what we hoped :) Thanks for being so speedy and professional."
"I found Yeti in my office this morning-he is gorgeous!" I want to take him home with me.
“I have to tell you, Tim has been a big hit with everyone here. We took him to one of our stores and the owner raved about him in the Board meeting the next day.”
"Squirt is fantastic we just love him, thank you soooooo much and thank the team for us as they did a sensational job, he is going to love it here im sure."
Fastway Couriers Fastway Man
“Denise and her team from the Costume Studio created our latest Fastway Man Character Suits. The outcome was superb and their idention to detail was second to none. He has travelled the country and been loved by all who comes across him. A big thank you from everyone at Fastway Couriers for bringing our mascot to life!
NZ Breakers. Cheeky the Kea
“Cheeky is doing great and a huge hit with the fans...thank you”
Barnardos. Toddles The Penguin
“Toddles is great.He has been exposed twice and the kiddies adored him.”
“Thanks again, our presentation went down a treat - we won best Supplier Presentation for the conference!!”
Hawkes Bay United. Gus the Gannet
"Denise and The Costume Studio were recommended to us by local organisations for whom she had produced mascots. From day one Denise's creativity and attention to detail was obvious. The end product exceeded our expectations and was delivered ahead of dead-line despite a very tight time frame."
Macleans White and Shine launch costumes
“They looked brilliant and the response was great. Even the dry cleaner was asking us what they were for.”
Telecom Christmas party wings and masks
“Honestly you and your team Rock! I cant thanks you enough. The client, as I am is stoked. A BIG THANK YOU!”
Julie Bartlett. StarJam
“We cannot find words to express our thanks to you for making the beautiful outfits worn by the Jammers for StarJam’s song release function”
“Hi Denise, the dress looks great! I am going to enjoy wearing it.”
“The dresses looked fantastic on the stage. The girls have been great to deal with and we really appreciate them making the deadline”
Napier City Council
"Seamour was introduced to his new home yesterday he really loves it and everyone at the I-site and Par 2 loves him as well."
Waste Weka Napier City Council
"Just to let you know Waste Weka arrived yesterday. I introduced him to the Napier City Council from the bottom to the top of the building. He was very well received indeed. Three cuddles with children and numerous cuddles with very grown up children. He interrupted a meeting with the CEO and the Mayor and did a little dance in the Mayoral chambers."