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Why You Should Avoid Cheap Mascot Costumes

Your mascot costume will be a vibrant symbol of your organization! It embodies all your brand values while telling your story. It may be overwhelming trying to choose the right provider to design and create your organization’s mascot (especially if you’ve let your imagination run wild and have a complex vision in mind!). The truth […]

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In these trying times, what better way to inject some school spirit than with a cuddly, yet charismatic mascot? While mascots have become a critical component of all professional and amateur sports, many elementary schools have also joined the mascot bandwagon, much to the delight of children country-wide! This creates an identity for your school […]

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7 Best College Mascots with Interesting Designs

College mascots play an influential role in shaping the culture of a school. Most colleges and universities across the United States have their own mascot representatives. While college mascots may not be as famous as the major league sports mascots, they do still have legions of fans who love them for their cheerful and funny […]

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How to Rebrand a Company Mascot with a New Design

Your corporate mascot is an important asset in your company’s branding campaign. Since the mascot might be the first encounter that people have with your company, it represents the face of your brand. A successful company mascot can grab people’s attention, build deeper engagement, and amplify your brand. When you first create a company mascot, […]

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4 Ways to Balance Mascot Design and Functionality

Many companies and schools have some kind of character, logo or icon that they use to represent their brand. And transforming that logo or cartoon into a life-size mascot costume is a great way to propel brand awareness to the next level and give your marketing efforts a real boost. For real results though, you […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Buying a Mascot Head Mascot heads come in many shapes and sizes, and just as many different materials and levels of quality. The type of mascot head you ultimately purchase will depend on a number of factors – budget, type of character required, safety, comfort and performer experience. […]

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Tips for Making a Mascot Costume Comfortable

While it’s true that being inside a mascot costume can often require you to invoke your best ‘zen’ self, there are several things you can do to make the experience more comfortable and enjoyable. Whether you’re a volunteer performer or a seasoned pro, these tips will help you to be a more happy mascot! Design […]

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Questions You Should Ask Before You Design a Mascot

Mascots come in all shapes and sizes. Often, it is not only the character that dictates what the final mascot design will be. If you are considering the creation of a new mascot for your school or organization, then here are a few questions you should ask yourself while you’re in the design phase. There […]

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There are lots of factors to consider when getting a mascot costume for your school or company. How often will the costume be used? How long does it need to last? Who will be wearing the costume and lastly, what kind of budget do you have? Whatever the factors involved, here are some of the […]

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Sources for Mascot Design Inspiration

Looking for a fresh mascot design for your company or sports team? Inspiration can be hard to find, especially if you don’t know where to look or are stuck in the mindset of the old design. Luckily, here at Hogtown Mascots, we have a long history of helping our clients come up with stand-out ideas […]

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