“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!”
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!”
Nothing but love coming your direction from Cleveland.
If you want your mascot to come to life – only go with the best mascot creators in the business – Avant Garb!
“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.”
“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!!!”
“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.”
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:
They’re big, they’re beautiful and they’re boisterous! They’re Giant (12 feet tall) Parade Puppets. They add pizzazz to parades and community gatherings. We first made parade puppets for the 500 Festival Parade in Indianapolis. They make appearances every year at a parade … Continue reading
This is, of course, one of the first questions people ask when seeking to purchase a custom mascot costume. It’s a hard question to answer, there are many variables. However, I’ll try. Single Mascot Costs If you are buying one custom … Continue reading
It happens. A mascot that looked great several years ago, now looks old and feels old and looks out of date. As there are trends in fashion and car design, there are mascot trends, as well. Your mascot has started to … Continue reading
Penguins already have style. Their daily wear is a tuxedo. Kona the Penguin adds zing to the traditional penguin garb. Kona is the mascot for Kona Ice. There are many details that make Kona a one-of-a kind. A Penguin’s Very Specific … Continue reading
Mascot shoes are gems. They are our Jimmy Choos At AvantGarb we understands the physics & engineering of a mascot shoe. We make Mascot Choos!!!
Bennie the Bean! We’re finishing a mascot – a bean – Bennie the Bean for the Indiana Soybean Alliance. The curve of the smile on the Bean has been perfected. The big, big hat is finished. Here’s a photo … Continue reading
We got the call awhile ago from Wabash College. They wanted a new, updated, Wally Wabash mascot. Alumni of Wabash College sport the special Wabash College license plate – and that license plate has a wonderful drawing of Wally. AvantGarb … Continue reading
Closing time at the Children’s Museum Rex stands at the top floor of the museum. He has a big, rainbow colored belly & he knows how to move it. He has a big tail that he knows how to wiggles … Continue reading
Mascots like to go-out-and-stir-up-some-fun inside and outside of the arena. Mascots are Everywhere! ….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 story. The mascots … Continue reading
Where does community spontaneously happen? Where do we bump shoulders with strangers? Where do we just get silly! When we’re in the presence of a mascot, that’s where! The photo at the top of this page is of Gunston. Gunston … Continue reading
People often ask me if there is a mascot organizations. The answer is, “not really”. There are places where mascot people show up, to be part of the trade show scene. IFEA (International Festivals & Events), comes to mind. Or … Continue reading
Bringing BetXi Bear to Life – The Alpha Xi Delta mascot According the Alpha Xi Delta, AvantGarb is the”Glam Squad” for BetXi Bear. Her belt matches her shoes. of course! – and her shoes are yellow, patent-leather BetXi is ready … Continue reading
At the New Year many make resolutions – join a gym, spiff up the wardrobe, take that vacation. The New Year is a good time to make Mascot Resolutions for 2013. This was brough home to me when I got … Continue reading
It’s good to go out and wander the world. I celebrated New Years at sea, on the Norwegian Pearl – cruising through the Caribbean – dancing to a reggae beat with my husband and sipping on champagne. What could be … Continue reading
Budweiser Beer Cans on Ice – Beer Can Mascots Mmmmm- cold beer on ice. Here’s a nice refreshing video of an athletic trio of beer can mascot we made for the Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey – complete with fabulous pop-tops … Continue reading