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A Mascot Maker's Musings:

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Wildly Generous Mascots

Be Generous! Mascots are wildly generous. We have learned a thing or 2 about generosity and charitable giving from mascots! We make wonderful big mascot heads and bodies. It’s a joyous business. We try to spread the joy by donating to some cool, do-good … Continue reading 

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How much does a custom mascot cost?

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 

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Biz, Blessings & a Martini

AvantGarb has been a growing, productive business for a really long time. I started AvantGarb in my Berkeley, California garage when my youngest daughter was about 3 months old. From the start, AvantGarb has been profitable and the dollars have … Continue reading 

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Mascot Eyes

We spend a lot of time focusing mascot eyes, so this article in the New York Times about eye contact with characters caught my eye. Here’s a quote from it: “There’s the notion that your relationship with a brand should be like … Continue reading 

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Making Mascot Shoes

  Mascot shoes are gems. They are our Jimmy Choos At AvantGarb we understands the physics & engineering of a mascot shoe. We make Mascot Choos!!!      

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Best Custom Mascot Companies

We are mascot making mavens. That said, we would have to be hugely self-centered, if we didn’t admit that there are other mascot companies that make wonderful mascots, as well. What follows is a list of some of the best custom mascot … Continue reading 

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Mascots & Community

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 

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Mascots on TV

There were multitudes of mascots —well, there were 2 mascots and me – and I am a bit mascot-ish, and Dick Wolfsie, from WISH TV, Channel 8. We were on a live remote for the morning show from AvantGarb’s mascot … Continue reading 

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NCAA Mascot Rankings 2013

Oh yeah! NCAA March Madness mascot rankings – Check out # 13 the Patriot – Geo Mason U. One of AvantGarb’s http://ow.ly/4fd6y   Do you need a mascot for your school? Let’s connect.