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 including cosplay as an art form in all its aspects.
This portrait by Richard Man was taken at Costume-Con 39 following the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award presentation. 2023 co-recipients Christina and John O’Halloran with the past LAA recipients who helped present the award that evening.
Leslie L. Johnston was presented the 2022 ICG Lifetime Achievement Award by ICG President Kevin Roche on April 2, 2022 at Costume-Con 40.
ICG President Kevin Roche presented Betsy R. Marks with a 2022 ICG President’s Award during the Costume-Con 40 for her work restoring the Costume-Con archive.
ICG President Kevin Roche presented Leslie L. Johnston with a 2021 ICG President’s Award during the Costume-Con 39 virtual event for her work on the new ICG Gallery.
A new issue of the International Costumer is available. You can download the issue or read the individual posts.
2024 ICG Lifetime Achievement Award Nominations are due by January 29, 2024 It is that time of year again, so I remind our community that any ICG member, chapter, or SIG in good standing may submit nominations for the ICG Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations may be...
Welcome to chapter president Jamie Peddicord and the founding members of the Maryland Costumers and Cosplayers. The ICG Board approved their application on December 17, 2023. Information on the ICG's newest chapter appears on the "ICG Chapters" page of the ICG website.
Myrtle R Douglas: Mother of Convention Costuming