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International Costumers’ Guild, Inc.

A U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization

The ICG is an affiliation of hobbyist and professional costumers, dedicated to the promotion and education of costuming as an art form in all its aspects.

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2020 ICG President’s and Lifetime Achievement Awards

ICG President pro tem Kevin Roche announced  that Sally Fink has received the 2020 ICG Lifetime Achievement Award. Past president Mera Babineaux also announced twelve President’s Awards to recognize exceptional service to the ICG.

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Marty Gear Fund Grants Available

Do you have an idea for a project or activity that advances the art and science of costuming and benefits the costuming community as a whole or a local costuming community? Then apply for a grant...

Myrtle R Douglas Recognized As the “Mother of Convention Costuming”

At MidAmeriCon II, the 74th Worldcon in Kansas City Missouri, the ICG made a special presentation, announcing its recognition of Myrtle R "Morojo" Douglas as the "Mother of Convention Costuming"...
Recent Stories
2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Group Photo

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Group Photo

This portrait by Steward Hartman was taken at Costume-Con 36 following the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award presentation. It includes 2018 recipient Elaine Mami, and the past LAA recipients who helped present the award that evening.

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New ICG Website Goes Live!

New ICG Website Goes Live!

I am very excited to announce that the new ICG website is now online. Thanks to the ICG web team for their hard work over the last two years, including Jacalyn Boggs, Andrew Assarattanakul, and Susan Toker. I also want to recognize Kathe Gust for proofreading every page and making corrections, and ICG President Marianne Pease for her continued encouragement and support.

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Recent News

ICG Annual Meeting is April 25, 2021 via Zoom!

The 2021 ICG Annual Meeting is scheduled via Zoom meeting for Noon (PDT) on Sunday, April 25, 2021 Pre-registration by Friday April 23 is required to allow membership validation. Members may register via this link...

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New cos-chat@costume.org community forum!

WIth the demise of Yahoogroups, the ICG has finally established our new GoogleGroup-based replacement for ICG-D, cos-chat@costume.org . This moderated chat group is sponsored by the International Costumers Guild (ICG), but you do not need to be an ICG member to...

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Myrtle R Douglas: Mother of Convention Costuming