Category Archives: Nan in the News

Our costumes and props are often in the media: We do rentals for film production, commercial advertising, live historical events, costume balls, parties– whatever you can imagine! Here you can view articles and video that our work and business have been featured in. The most recent are summarized below, or use these links to view articles by publication or venue: (We are in the process of uploading past articles, so some links might not show anything at this time)
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Photos from Dickens & Holiday Events

Photo by Sue Orifici We were very busy with the Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival and other events with family and friends, and we are excited to share some pictures at last! Continue reading

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The Tale of a Fairy Godmother

Times Beacon Record Lifestyles Cover: The Tale of a Fairy GodmotherNovember 5, 2015 – The Times Beacon Record contacted us to do a story about our business, and it ended up being the cover and centerfold for this week’s Arts & Lifestyles section! Continue reading

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Dress Up Pick: Not Just For Fright Night

CoverOctober2015.indd October 2015 – Our business was mentioned in Long Island Woman Magazine’s October 2015 issue, in Annie Wilkinson’s October Picks feature. Continue reading

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Newsday LI Life: Civil War Salutes

civilwar1 April 5, 2015 – Our costumes appeared on the cover of the LI Life section of Newsday and Antique Costumes and Props by Nan was mentioned for our help in costuming Civil War-themed events for the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Continue reading

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Photos and Video from Smithtown’s 350th Anniversary Town Board Meeting

11029524_941827585857900_1120363603984387425_n March 3, 2015 – Photos from Smithtown’s 350th anniversary reenactment of a historical town board meeting at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, which included the opening of a community time capsule. Continue reading

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Zorn’s Commercial

Zorns We provided 1950s clothing for a restaurant’s TV commercial, a wonderful example of how our costumes can be used for advertising purposes. Continue reading

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Grand Opening of Swezey-Avey House

grand ladies We were pleased to costume members of the Yaphank Historical Society for their Grand Opening of the restored Swezey-Avey House. Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman at the Times Square Arts Center

deathofasalesmanbig We provided costumes for a unique performance of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” featuring a South Asian “Loman” family and multicultural cast that ran June 19-29, 2014 at the Roy Arias Stage IV in New York City. The show was mentioned in The New York Times. Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea at Millneck Manor

We were mentioned in the June 2014 issue of 25a magazine as part of the wonderful Downton Abbey-themed Afternoon Tea at Mill Neck Manor that took place on Sunday, April 27th. Continue reading

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Our Costumes Featured in Tweezerman Commercials

IMG_20130427_163028 We provided outfits and accessories for some humorous commercials for Tweezerman products. Continue reading

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We’re Costuming “Fragments From Olympus”!

tesla Our costumes and props are featured in the upcoming film, Fragments from Olympus: The Vision of Nikola Tesla. Continue reading

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Carnival/Mardi Gras

Pg1 February 7, 2010 – Nan’s Antique Costumes and Props featured in the LI Life section of Newsday, just in time for Carnival and Mardi Gras! Continue reading

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Up To The Elbows In Formality

20010429 NY Times April 27, 2001– Our client was featured in Bill Cunningham’s society column in the New York Times, wearing an ivory satin 1920’s gown at the Met Gala. Continue reading

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A Victorian Wedding

19820800-AntiquesandCollectibles-AVictorianWedding Susan Heymann wrote a lovely article in Antiques & Collectibles magazine about the elaborate research and preparations that author Jeanne Madeline Weimann made when planning her Victorian-themed wedding, and mentioned our assistance in bringing her vision to life. Continue reading

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Rent an Heirloom, Buy a Memory

19811217-BrookhavenReview-RentAnHeirloom We were featured in the Brookhaven Review for our services to brides and grooms looking to have a unique, memorable, vintage wedding. Continue reading

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