Friday, December 14, 2007
Friday, November 23, 2007
Thursday, November 1, 2007
Monday, October 29, 2007
here is a testimonial for you guys....
being a KISS fan since I was 10 years old I was going to be a pretty tough customer when I came to KissCostumes. If I was going to pay a few thousand dollars for a Love Gun replica outfit, it had better be PERFECT. And it was. Barry Carr did an outstanding job on Gene's outfit. He sent me the wig and had the make up I needed as well. I only gave him 3 weeks or so, but he pulled it together and I had the greatest Halloween I ever knew. Close to 100 people asked to take their picture with me and my friend's band even had me come up on stage at the party to do "Rock n Roll All Nite". It was awesome. I had a blast, got tons of compliments and won first prize for best costume. It's now displayed in my room and will be worn again next Halloween, or the next KISS concert I go to. Real KISS fans will not be disappointed!!!
Tuesday, October 2, 2007
Sunday, September 23, 2007
This is our latest costume for young Zach..For those of you whom are not familiar with Zach..he is in a battle for his life...he has 9 tumors on his brain and we previously made him a pair of Gene Simmons "DESTROYER" boots and presented them in KISS fashion of course....We also made a Paul Stanley "DESTROYER" mannequin and donated it to be auctioned off for the MAKE A WISH foundation to aid in his travels to accomplish his dream...to meet KISS which was at last accomplished.....we also managed to get young Zach phone calls from band members Bruce Kulick & Paul Stanley...this latest costume which I am sure he will wear to the upcoming benifit to aid in his medical expenses is the Paul Stanley "DESTROYER" costume.
We will have more details on the benifit as they become available.
Monday, September 17, 2007
Sunday, August 26, 2007
Competition get out of our way! We are coming with a wider selection than ever before...check out our archives for anything you may want but do not see...we will soon have the Gene $immons dynasty costume boots & all so stay tuned for that..here is a pair of our Gene $immons love gun/alive 2/reunion boots that we recently completed for a customer..thought we'd share it with our public...Remember Halloween is coming up fast..get those orders in if you wanna rock & roll by halloween.God bless you all for the support...we KISS fans have to stick together...
Friday, August 24, 2007
Sunday, August 19, 2007
Friday night in St.Louis...Paul Stanley showed off his artwork...but we showed him some of ours...this custom tattoo ..and he liked it so much much he signed it even though he simply was not signing outside items... thanks Paul...
Saturday, August 4, 2007
August 4, 2007
To Whom It May Concern,
I am writing today to be informative as to the nature of Mr. Barry Carr and to the nature and character of his business ethics and practices.
I would like to introduce myself first. My name is Scott Brady and I live in the state of North Carolina. I am an avid KISS fan and a friend of Mr. Barry Carr as well as a business acquaintance. I also am part of a KISS tribute band based out of North Carolina. (Love Gun)
Since forming the band we knew that we had to have a professional costumer for our costume and stage needs. It was a 4 year search until we happened upon Barry Carr. I had searched everywhere all over the internet with no results until one day in the latter part of 2004 while doing yet another internet search. I sent an email which Barry replied to within 2 days. Since then we have been conducting business and have also became really close friends.
I came to know Barry back in late 2004 as we had a business transaction together for a piece of KISS costume replica memorabilia that he was the seller and I was the purchaser; in which case the transaction was one of the smoothest and best online experiences I had ever had. He handled every part of the transaction with the utmost professionalism that I had ever known a business to do.
Barry and I firstly negotiated all terms of the said transaction prior to my purchase that way I was informed upfront of how, when, where, etc. that the transaction was to take place.
Barry also went out of his way to ensure that I would be pleased with the product by first sending me via email several pictures of his past projects as well as references to further solidify his authenticity and his workmanship. I was really blown away by this, but I took it as him being honest and professional.
I furnished Barry with all measurements required for him to begin production along with payment (In-Full) which included all shipping and handling charges and three weeks later my product arrived as described and was perfect in every way.
Barry has since then grown his business to excel in other facets of the costuming world to include, but not limited to Batman & Robin, Star Wars, and various other Rock Music band personalities. Not only does Barry produce costumes, but has also ventured into and partnered with custom boot makers to accommodate his costume customers with fully-fitted, customized boots and shoes for their costumes.
It has totally been an amazement as to the leaps and bounds the heights in which Barry has taken his business to. I find his professionalism and business ethics not to be matched by others in the same league as he is in presently.
He always has went out of his call of duty and responsibility to the customer to make sure that all areas of each and every transaction have been one of which no detail has been spared. It will be a true pleasure to me that I know that I now have a professional costumer to secure future costume needs.
In closing; I would like to say that in all the years of searching and dealing with other costumers…….Barry Carr is the most honest, polite, and professional business person to deal with. He will go out of his way to make sure his customers are 100% satisfied with the product or products purchased.
If for any reason I would need to be contacted for reference to Barry Carr; I may be reached via email at email@example.com and I will be glad to speak of his business practices and ethics in detail.
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Saturday, July 28, 2007
Thanks very much for the Great Job you did on my Gene Simmons Destroyer Costume!
I've taken this excellent costume out for Raider Games, Concerts, San Francisco Events and even won $1,000.00 for Halloween last year! Everyone loves this gear and I always get asked where it came from and I tell them my friend Barry Carr made it happen for me!!
All the Best and keep up the great work,
Thursday, June 28, 2007
As you see we are getting ever so close to the completion of a very special set..keep watching for some amazing things in the next few weeks
Thursday, June 21, 2007
Monday, June 18, 2007
Well after much work and promotions we unveiled the ACE mannequin and presented it to ACE FREHLEY himself at the KISS COFFEEHOUSE this weekend....WOW! We were mobbed by fans & tribute bands seeking how to obtain costumes and/or boots.
We were also able to meet Keith Leroux of KISSONLINE.COM..special thanks to Paul Hewitt at the KISS COFFEEHOUSE without whom none of this would have been possible...and to all our fans out there.