Brigitte Reiffenstuel’s costumes have been seen on stages all over the world. Her work has taken her to the Metropolitan Opera in New York, London’s Royal Opera House, La Scala Milan, Chicago Lyric, the Bastille in Paris, the Teatro Real in Madrid, and many more besides.

Born in Munich, Brigitte moved to London to study at the London College of Fashion, and St. Martin’s School of Art, where she attended classes led by the acclaimed illustrator Howard Tangue. Whilst her initial focus was in fashion, and having briefly worked as a stylist, she would soon gravitate towards costume design.

In 2014, Brigitte designed the costumes for the acclaimed Kate Bush ‘Before the Dawn’ concerts in London. Her career continues to expand into the wider fields of The Musical and Theatre.

Brigitte has been nominated for a number of prestigious awards, she was given the Oscar della Lirica for ‘Achievement in Costume Design’ presented at the international Opera Awards, and in 2015, the Dora Mavor Moore Award for outstanding costume design. 


At the 76th Tony Awards in New York, she was awarded a Tony for best costume design of a play for 'Leopldstadt.'


Brigitte lives in London. For list of work, please see the Index.