Do you want a custom costume or need help with a special project? Then hire a designer from The New Orleans Costume Center’s Designer’s Guild.

All of our guild members are local artists who are ready to help you design or fabricate a costume, make special accessories for events, outfit performers for a show, or make alterations to an existing costume. We can even make special handmade swag or accessories for a party or event. Whatever your costuming needs, there is a Guild member willing to offer their unique talents, skills, and input. You can see our Guild member profiles below and contact them directly or fill out our designer hiring form and let us connect you with a Guild member.

Guild Members

New Orleans is teeming with talented costume designers and fabricators. It’s not always easy to find them though. The New Orleans Costume Center Guild brings these designers together on a single platform to advertise their services and show off their work. Each member’s page features a digital portfolio of the designer’s work, information about their specialties, availability, and experience.

Allán Herrera

General costume design, draping, corsetry, headpieces

Carnival Couture

Carnival Couture

Headdresses, Hair Flair, Hat Accessories, and Parasols.

Caroline Thomas

Caroline Thomas

Fantastical headpieces, Feather headdresses, Papier-mâché, Foam, Painting, Handmade flowers

Elizabeth Zibilich

General costume design, Headpieces, Teaching costuming techniques

Paige McRae

Paige McRae

General costume design, Fabrication for live performance and film

Shel Roumillat

General costume design, hand painted costumes, Headpieces, Hand-sewn embellishments, Second-line parasols


The Paralian

Historic Fashion and Fabrication (18th & 19th century), Modern & Costume Millinery, Parade friendly costume ensembles with an emphasis on the fantastic and macabre

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