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A web index for costumers and those interested in costume. History, images, research, museums, instruction, organizations, events, and large source/suppliers listings.

Includes photographs, renderings, history and information on costuming. Extensive links collection.

Directory of costume resources. Period clothing and hair styles, courses on period clothing and its construction, research library, and consultations.

A comprehensive index of costume links for those who study and/or make costumes.

Web directory aimed at genealogists looking to identify clothing in family photographs or portraits. General resource sites, accessories, regional clothing, preservation, and vendors.

Annual ball based on Celtic and goblin lore; produced by Sypher Art Studios. Images from past balls, event information, ticket sales and related merchandise, FAQ, and mailing list.

Personal history of costuming, image gallery, links, and reviews of costume books.

Official site of Costume-Con; convention usually scheduled February, April, or May. Mission statement, index of competition entries and awards, FAQ, news, book recommendations. Resource list for the Washington, DC metro area.

Worldwide organization of costume professionals and hobbyists. Links to costume resources, events, and area chapters.

Costume and fashion history, museums, art history, lectures, conservation, and scholarships. Publishes educational journal "Dress".

USA-based group supporting the costuming industry. Officers and Board of Directors, mission statement, events schedule, image gallery from past competitions, scholarships, list of members, and membership form.

California, US-based group who enjoy creating and wearing costumes. Includes "The Great Pattern Review", calendar of themed events, image gallery, membership information. Extensive directory of costuming resources.

Organization founded in 1953 to "promote the research, artistry and technical expertise in the field of film and television Costume Design".

Registered charity, founded in 1977 to encourage the study and preservation of costumes and textiles, and to research the history of their their origins and uses.

Membership information and costs, calendar of events, scholarship and grant requirements, purchasable publications, and list of associated societies with contact information. Publishes educational journal "Costume"; partial index of past issues.