Helen McArdle’s costume design business has grown out of her own passion for historical costume.
Helen is a graduate of Wimbledon School of Art, has worked in theatre, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, and has an MA in historical textile and dress. She is also a member of the Hampshire Regency Dancers who have a reputation for historically accurate costume.
Helen has created costumes for museums, theatre, re-enactors and dancers. She is notable for her hats and male costume specialism.
The talented costumier has recently created a series of pieces for contemporary dance artist Hayley Barker, taking her work into a new direction.