About Us

Bodysocks was founded in 2011 by Jack and has since grown to sell to over 70 countries worldwide. Based in the UK, Bodysocks designs and sells fancy dress costumes ranging from wacky piggyback suits to elaborate inflatable outfits. Our costumes have been featured on BBC 2’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Channel 5’s Big Brother and they were also used during the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

We have multiple warehouses all over the world to provide our customers with a fast, efficient and affordable shipping solution. Moreover, we control the whole manufacturing process from start to finish to ensure all of our costumes are built to the highest standard following a streamlined and coherent process.

Our vision is to become the most recognised fancy dress brand in the world whilst maintaining our mission to create the most outlandish costumes for our customers, making people smile around the globe.

Our Team

Jack Lear

Director

Jack founded Bodysocks back in 2011 after deciding to drop out of school and work on his business full time. He is responsible for managing the business on a day to day basis which ranges from designing new costumes to packaging the shipments himself.

Favourite costume: Inflatable Dinosaur Costume


Alex Bayley

Operations Manager

Alex is Jack's right-hand man after joining the team in 2016. Alex provides Jack with support on a daily basis delegating work to other team members and also runs the show when Jack is away.

Favourite costume: Inflatable Pig Costume


James Hinchliffe

Operations Assistant

'Hinchy' is one of the longest running members of the team and assists Jack and Alex with the everyday smooth operation of Bodysocks.

Favourite costume: Inflatable Lion Costume


Katherine Davies

Bookkeeper

Katherine is responsible for ensuring we stick to all of nitty-gritty policies and procedures and keeps our financial transactions in check!

Favourite costume: Inflatable Unicorn Costume


Owen Davies

Technical Architect

Owen is the brains behind the website, helping to develop and design it as well as ensuring we are secure, up-to-date and integrate with all the necessary tools.

Favourite costume: Cool Runnings Costume


James Lloyd

Web Developer

James joined the Bodysocks team in 2017 after recently graduating from university. He is responsible for creating the content you see on the website today.

Favourite costume: Piggyback Baby Costume


Annie Lear

Costume Designer

Annie is Jack's sister and is responsible for developing new ideas into the final costume form. This process goes right from brainstorming the initial idea all the way through to its physical appearance.

Favourite costume: Inflatable Premium Dinosaur Costume


Nathan Lowe

Media Director

Aside from helping around the warehouse, Nathan is our creative spark and is responsible for coordinating, directing and filming all of our promotional videos!

Favourite costume: Inflatable Clown Costume


Jack Tranter

Warehouse Operative

Jack aids the team around the warehouse and is also responsible for quality control!

Favourite costume: Inflatable Pumpkin Costume


Jacob Knox

Warehouse Operative

Jacob pops in time to time to help around the warehouse and with deliveries.

Favourite costume: Pint Costume


Luke Hicks

Warehouse Operative

Luke also helps around the warehouse when he is available.

Favourite costume: Inflatable Frog Costume


Max Brindley

Warehouse Operative

Max is another one of our warehouse operatives who steps in when things get busy!

Favourite costume: Potato Costume