I’m pleased to announce that the Board has approved the application of “Miss Lizzy’s Traveling Historical Fashion Show” as ICG’s first Special Interest Group. 

“Miss Lizzy’s” is a group of costumers who are interested in historical costuming of the 19th and early 20th century, and in collecting and studying costume-related artifacts from the period. Its founder, Lisa Ashton, explains what inspired her to form a SIG in her article that appeared in the July-August 2014 issue of “The International Costumer” newsletter.

Congratulations to Lisa and the founding members of “Miss Lizzy’s”!

SIGs are a great way to meet those with similar interests, share experiences, and learn from each other. Why not form a SIG around your favorite area of costuming? See my article on SIGs in the same issue for more information.

Philip Gust
International Costumers’ Guild