“The MillerCoors Can costumes look fantastic! They will work perfectly for our promotions. Thank you so much to you and your team. The end result is amazing!!!”
Nothing but love coming your direction from Cleveland.
“Jennifer is superb to work with and turns out a quality product at a fair price and in a timely manner! Plus, she’s lots of fun!”
“I have never had more fun and been more pleased with a vendor than with Jennifer. When we are ready for our next step, we will definately be using Jennifer and her staff, no question about it.”
“Jennifer is a great partner. She has built a terrific mascot for us. She was willing to amend any requests for change with no issues. Every phone call was fun and wacky yet productive…just how I like to do business.”
Jennifer and the rest of her “groovy” staff at AvantGarb have been a pleasure to work with over the years. The quality, and service that goes with it can’t be matched in the industry. Much love from Grand Rapids!
“Ten years ago we searched for someone who could produce a high-quality, fun mascot. The first TiVoGuy was born and 4 generations later, he (and his newer relatives) are still bringing joy to TV fans everywhere. Nobody does smiles better than AvantGarb!”
If you want your mascot to come to life – only go with the best mascot creators in the business – Avant Garb!
We love the tattoos, and the fans do too!
With a Custom Mascot Costume, you create a Brand Awareness Monster!
Does your strategic marketing campaign need some LIFE? Are your potential customers overlooking print and other media? Revitalize your efforts – mix in a Mascot Costume!
We deliver more than a costume in a box – we make your brand come alive!
Today’s sports marketers realize that a strategically designed and integrated mascot (a true character brand) is more than a diversion during lulls in a game, an attraction in itself. Most colleges and professional teams have adopted costumed mascots to patrol the stands and make community appearances.
A Mascot Maker's Musings:
We just finished some Cocktail Can mascots for Coppercraft Distillery, in Holland Michigan. If I saw these cans walking around, I would head into the store to buy a gin and tonic. They are gorgeous cans! Beer can mascots, … Continue reading
Why get a big bundle of fuzz and foam with a big head? 1. Mascots are media magnets. No matter how good-looking and socially savvy your marketing people are, they will not get the attention a mascot gets by just … Continue reading
Big Agriculture, Big Soybean Mascot There have been many generations of Bennie the Bean, the soybean mascot for the Indiana Soybean Alliance. This is the latest one. Soybeans are big agriculture in Indiana and Bennie the Bean is a … Continue reading
There is a moment, when sculpting a big mascot head, or designing hugely, fabulous mascot clothes when I feel the mascot coming to life. For Bucky the Buccaneer, a mascot we made for Barry University, it was when we were making his fabulous, Buccaneer coat. … Continue reading
A New Book Mascot for the Indianapolis Library The Indy Library wanted to update the mascot. They wanted the big book to be a bit smaller so it could be more easily transported … Continue reading
The Queen of Fuzz creates memorable mascot costumes, along with a wonderful posse of mascot makers. We’ve made bunches of mascot costumes over the years. From time to time, journalists, photographer, TV peeps, bloggers and podcasters check in. The basic … Continue reading
It’s far from a common purchase. It’s so uncommon, people don’t have the language for ordering a custom mascot costume. If you’re thinking about a mascot, but don’t know where to start, AvantGarb’s Mascots 101 is for you. Think of it as … Continue reading
We are all looking for the Return on Investment (ROI). There are ways to measure ROI, Mascot are rarely understood as a factor in ROI. The mascot falls into that great unknown category called, “other”. Think about a mascot as ROL … Continue reading
David Raymond, aka the Mascot Doctor, was the original Phillie Phanatic performer. He is the founder of modern mascotting. He is the guy who walked the walk and perfected the wiggle. Dave is our guest blogger for “A Mascot Makers’s … Continue reading
With mascots, the more the merrier When one mascot shows up, you know you’re going to have fun. When more than one mascot shows up, it’s going to be a blast! Branded products, schools and teams add mascots, beyond the original mascot … Continue reading
In the world of branded mascots, when the mascots stand together, they should appear as an enduring, united force. Kellogg’s does it well with Tony the Tiger, Toucan Sam & Snap Crackle & Pop mascots, They even got together to speak … Continue reading
We’re a pretty adorable crew. We’ve made mascots for ever. The gaggle of mascot makers at AvantGarb are loaded with talent. That’s Annie at the top of the page. She’s sitting on her favorite high-heeled shoe chair to attach a … Continue reading
We all take selfies We take selfie w/ friends and selfies with family. We also take selfies with iconic places like the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. …and we take selfies with branded, custom mascots. We take selfies … Continue reading
Way, way before I knew I was in the mascot-making business, I got a call from Hewlett Packard. They needed a mascot to introduce one of their newest product. That was back in 1986. We Got the Mascot Call In … Continue reading
Mascots like to go-out-and-stir-up-some-fun inside and outside of the arena. Mascots are part of their community! ….so, the whole team can’t make it to community stuff, they need to practice and play hard and win games. The mascot is another … Continue reading