Over 85,000 costumes. Deep discounts for schools anywhere in the U.S. Easy to use!

Click here to access TDF’s Costume Collection Digital Brochure

Educators near and far—since 1979 the Costume Collection has offered deep discounts for schools, colleges and universities. You too can costume your production on any budget!

Rental Services

  • SELF-SERVICE: Select this option if you want to pull costumes on your own with- out additional help from our staff.
  • MEMO: Can’t decide? Do you want to take a selection of costumes before making a final decision for a small fee? Please just tell us at the time of checkout that you want to use this option.
  • SHOPPING SERVICE: Would you like to work in the warehouse with one of our expert designers? You can hire our staff to pull with you for a small hourly fee. Call or email us for information and availability.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICE: Can’t make it to the warehouse to view garments? We can photograph options for you for a small hourly fee. We suggest you email or call to get an idea of inventory.

Mail Order Pulling Services

Are you working on a production where you have a specific vision or just need to rent some of the costumes? You provide us the costume plot, sizing and research for your design, and we will pull costumes for you. There is an additional fee for this service.

We will even photograph the choices before sending them to you. Email for more info or make this selection when you start a rental and we will contact you.

OUR DESIGN: Need costumes for the entire show? We only need accurate measurements from you and we have instructions and measurement sheets to help!

There is an additional fee for this service. While we pull as close to size as possible, some slight alterations or repairs may be needed.

Browse the Collection

You can view selected items from the TDF Costume Collection online on Facebook, Flickr, Tumblr and Pinterest. But to really understand the incredible breadth of what we have available, we suggest you make plans to visit the collection in person in New York City.

Come in and see for yourself or have our expert staff choose costumes for you—we have 40 years of experience!


TDF is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone.

For prices and more information: email: phone: 212-989-5855

TDF Costume Collection (Kaufman Astoria Film Studios 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106)

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