The 17th Century costumes in Measure for Measure, designed by Chantelle Gerrard, were an integral aspect of the play, and were cleverly used to distinguish the rambunctious common folk of Vienna from the austere nobles who ruled the city.

Elise Kelly Isolated Nation: "Theatre Review: Pop-Up Globe’s “Measure for Measure” is Dark, Dirty, and Damn Funny"

Chantelle Gerrard and the wardrobe team have done a magnificent job across all four shows and deserve an award.

Lucy Eyre Theatre People: "Measure for Measure"

From the quixotic Spanish helmets of the guards in their precise red and blue stripes to Lucio’s Cavalier ‘Flashheart’ cloak and feathers, and the Chopine shoes of Madame Froth, the lavish costumes are a delight. Their designer, Chantelle Gerrard, can be applauded for her attention to detail.

Karen Beaumont Theatreview: "Measure for Measure"

The impeccable costumes by Chantelle Gerrard made me weak with envy.

Emer Lyons Otago Daily Times: "Pop-up Globe Production Measures Up"

It is a pity we don’t get the actual playhouse of the Pop-up Globe, but this production in the Regent, with fabulous set by Malcolm Dale and lavish costumes by Chantelle Gerard, is the next best thing and indeed has a validity of its own.

Terry MacTavish Theatreview: "Measure for Measure"

One of my absolute favourite aspects of this production is Chantelle Gerrard’s striking costumes; truly believable, traditional garments which looks the part so completely I found myself wholly distracted by their beauty at times, Gerrard is evidently a master costume designer.

Jessica Gray The Theatre Tourist

Chantelle Gerrard’s medieval costuming is admirably detailed and satisfying. Rich brocaded velvet and cherry-and pumpkin-coloured leather armour stand out among duller tones: it’s like earth and midnight sky punctuated with silver stars. Flashy white-gold satin coronation robes neatly show up the Macbeths as parvenus.

Janet McAllister New Zealand Herald

A remarkable feast for the senses, crafting rich performance textures mixed with beautiful design aesthetics in music and costume. Chantelle Gerrard’s clothing designs are luxurious and beautifully crafted.

Tamati Patuwai Theatreview: "A Remarkable Feast for the Senses"

All the actors wear bespoke authentic Elizabethan costumes, constructed especially for this production by costume designer Chantelle Gerrard. Chantelle brings a wealth of experience in historical costume making and design…

James Wenley & Lexie Matheson Theatreview: "Much Adoe About Nothing"

Durability, flexibility and, of course, budget, all have a role but Chantelle tries her utmost never to compromise on quality and aesthetics. Natural materials — linen, velvet and silk — are her favourites and she says necessity is always the mother of invention.

Dionne Christian Viva: "Meet the Pop-up Globe's Costume Designer"

There are no lighting changes. Hanging chandeliers with fake candles cast a dim pallor over the stage. Chantelle Gerrard’s gorgeous costume designs give us a sense of Elizabethan fashions, and especially the way that social standing and gender is weaved into the garments.

James Wenley Theatre Scenes: "Review: Much Adoe About Nothing"

The clothes can’t just be pretty. Gerrard considers how the people who wore them would have moved, fought, or milked the cows at 4am. She describes the process as experimental archaeology: “Taking all the clues and putting them together. It’s really interesting trying to solve the mystery.”

Richard Meadows Stuff: "Medieval madness: Recreating the days of olde"

Actors appear and it’s immediately apparent that the costumes, designed and made by Chantelle Gerrard, are exceptional as well. They’re functional and vivid, support the overall design concept and enhance the picture-book-come-to-life creation that is at the heart of Bray’s excellent production.

Lexie Matheson Theatreview: "Bray's Best"

The first striking thing about Greedy Cat is his delightful costume designed and constructed by Chantelle Gerard – smooth light brown bodysuit adorned with cosy-looking fluffy ginger stripes, a magnificent tail and superb facial makeup…

Nik Smythe Theatreview: "Furry fun"

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