Angela is a costume shop administrator based in Chicago. She has also held positions as a costume designer, design assistant, technician, shopper, and many other hustles along the way. In addition to her managerial roles, Angela is committed to being an educator and advocate for sustainability within the costume industry and beyond. Since the industry shut-down, she has diverted her talents toward making unique textile gifts with an emphasis on sustainability & upcycling which are available both online and in select Chicagoland boutiques.
House of Ciaoski makes small necessary things for nerds, witches & other magical creatures. Each item is created using a combination of new, upcycled and vintage materials integrating sustainability and style, resulting in one-of-a-kind gifts made with an eye for aesthetics and a little dash of magic.