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.
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.
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.
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.
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.