The following costumes are available for rental! You can have them for a very special day, and feel them on your skin!

To ask prices and availability, please fill the contact form at the bottom of the page.

It is possible to rent them for both events and photo shootings. It’s also possible to have them shipped to you, as long as you give a deposit according to the contract, and return the item back in its original condition.

Here you can find the standard rental contract.

Standard rental conditions

During the rental period these items are for rental purposes only and may not be sold or loaned to third parties under any circumstances.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The Customer shall state in any and all its publications that contain The Costume: “Costume by Grimilde Malatesta www.facebook.com/grimildesmirror/” .

Publication of the image of the costume is allowed as long as credited and linked to Grimilde Malatesta’s facebook page or her future website.

The Customer will provide Grimilde Malatesta with a copy of or link to the publication and at least one picture to be used, with credits, in her website, etsy shop, facebook pages and other ways to promote her activity. Credits will include websites or facebook pages links if parts of the costume or accessories have been made by other artists.

CARE OF GARMENTS

The Customer agrees that The Costume shall be used only for the purposes and in the manner for which they were intended. The Costume shall be maintained and returned to Grimilde Malatesta in the condition in which The Customer received them as enumerated on the Costume Inventory Sheet. If the items are not in the condition stated on the Costume Inventory Sheet when The Customer receives them, The Customer must notify Grimilde Malatesta immediately. Any damage not reported to Grimilde Malatesta is presumed to be the responsibility of The Customer.

DO NOT USE STAGE BLOOD NEAR THE COSTUME!

ACTORS SHOULD BE REMINDED TO BE CAREFUL WHEN:

● APPLYING MAKE­UP

● EATING

● DRINKING SMOKING WHILE WEARING THE COSTUME IS NOT ALLOWED.

ALTERATION GUIDELINES: The Costumer agrees that The Costume is rented as is. For fitting purposes, minor alterations are allowed but DO NOT use safety pins. Safety pins left in a garment as alterations will damage the fabric. Under no circumstances may a costume be: cut, dyed, painted, distressed, glued, stapled or taped. Do not use iron­ons, stick­ons, glue­ons or staples. Do not cut seam allowances! Do not cut a hem/train. Do not flame proof The Costume. Costumes must be returned to original condition, re­hung on original hangers provided and any and all alterations removed before returning to Grimilde Malatesta.The Customer agrees to pay a restoration fee to be determined by Grimilde Malatesta based on the costs of restoring The Costume to its original condition including but not limited to material costs, taxes and hourly wages.

Before ironing or washing the garment ask Grimilde Malatesta, as these processes can damage The Costume if not done properly.

RETURN AND SHIPPING OF COSTUMES:

The Customer is solely responsible for the pick­up and return of The Costume to and from Grimilde Malatesta, and for all related expenses. All costumes are due back at the address Chiara B. Vaccari provided on the return date. Tracking is required for return shipping.

Inform Grimilde Malatesta immediately of any shipping damage or packing discrepancies. Any damage or loss not reported is presumed to be the responsibility of The Customer.

Extreme care must be taken when packing costumes for return shipment. The majority of damages in any costume rental are the result of improper packing. The following directions must be adhered to:

● When unpacking, The Customer must take particular note of how items are packed and repack each item in at least the same way.

● The Customer should use the Costume Inventory Sheet as a checklist to ensure that all rented items are returned.

● The Costume must never be packed when damp.

PENALTY FOR LATE RETURNS:

The Costumer agrees to provide proof of shipment in form of a shipping bill or Track&Trace code to Grimilde Malatesta, and to ship not later than the agreed date. If The Costume is shipped after this date, The Customer will be charged with the determined security deposit, for each week past the return date until Grimilde Malatesta receives proof of shipment.

LOSS OF AND/OR DAMAGE:

The Customer assumes all responsibility for loss of and/or damage to The Costume entered on the Costume Inventory Sheet for any cause whatsoever. In the case of lost items Grimilde Malatesta will charge a replacement fee equal to the replacement costs stated on the Costume Inventory Sheet. In the case of damages The Customer agrees to pay a restoration fee to be determined by Grimilde Malatesta based on the costs of restoring The Costume to its original condition including but not limited to material costs and compensation for time spent on the restoration. Original condition of each garment can be documented by pictures taken by Grimilde Malatesta before shipping.

REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT:

A refundable security deposit of 10% of the total of the replacement costs as indicated on The Costume Inventory Sheet is required for all rentals upon the signing of this agreement. The amount of the refundable security deposit is determined by the size of the rental. Refunds are processed within 10 to 15 business days of the return of the items and the close The Customer’s account.

TERMS OF PAYMENT:

Upon signing the Costume Rental Contract, The Customer agrees to pay all rental and shipping fees prior to the shipping/pick­up of costumes. A final invoice for costs including but not limited to late fees, cleaning, restoration and replacement charges will be sent after the costumes are returned to and inventoried by Grimilde Malatesta. Any charges on the final invoice will be deducted from the security deposit, and any overcharges will be billed to the Customer. The Customer shall pay Grimilde Malatesta within 10 business days of receipt of the final invoice. We accept Paypal and international bank transfers. A rental fee refund is processed within 10 to 15 business days of the return of the items and the close of The Customer’s account.

ENFORCEMENT OF AGREEMENT:

If it becomes necessary for Grimilde Malatesta to employ an attorney to enforce the terms of this Agreement or collect any sum of money due hereunder, The Customer agrees to pay all costs and expenses of collection or enforcement incurred by Grimilde Malatesta, including but not limited to Grimilde Malatesta’ reasonable attorney’s fees and costs.

NON­LIABILITY OF Grimilde Malatesta: Grimilde Malatesta is not responsible or liable to The Customer or its employees, independent contractors, and agents for personal injury or death to any person, or property damage occurring on property owned or rented by Grimilde Malatesta, its employees, independent contractors, and agents. The Customer agrees to use The Costume or other items specified on the Costume Inventory Sheet at The Customer’s own risk. Grimilde Malatesta shall not be responsible or liable to The Customer’s or its employees, independent contractors or agents for personal injury or death to any person, or property damage arising out of or in connection with the use of The Costume.

Grimilde Malatesta WILL SHIP ITEMS ONLY AFTER RECEIPT OF THE FOLLOWING:

● Signed Costume Rental Agreement

● Full Payment and Security Deposit

● Paypal informations and contact informations (e-mail, address, phone number, scan of ID card)

Please fill the contact form with the subject “Rental request”.

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