The Auguste clown was developed in the 20th century and is the fool or joker clown who is always tripping up and falling over. He has pink face make-up with white around the mouth and eyes which is outlined in black. Auguste wears oversized coats and trousers and often sports a pair of massive shoes.Hobo clown is a happy go lucky fellow who is always looking for work, he typically wears some type of bowler hat and tramp type clothing. Hobo has a 5 0’clock shadow and slightly dirty face due to his extensive travel.
Harlequin clown originated in France and wears an outfit made from triangles of coloured fabric, with a ruff at the neck. Harlequin is very nimble and often performs acrobatic stunts.The Pierrot clown wears distinctive black and white and is known for mime. Pierrot is a melancholy dreamer and hides his pain from his audience by only revealing a single teardrop underneath his eye.
At Admiral Costumes we have a good selection of clown costumes in various sizes available for hire at very reasonable rates. Clown outfits and accessories are also available for purchase from our on-line shop. For more information on our range of clown outfits, wigs and accessories, visit our website www.admiralcostumes.co,uk or give us a call on 01908 372504