CGW is a club for amateurs and professionals who like to make historical, science fiction, or fantasy costumes.

Why Join Costumer’s Guild West, Inc.?

Because you want to connect with other costume enthusiasts! We host social and educational events, including Costume College, that span all sorts of costuming interests. Membership in CGW gives you an opportunity to meet people who can offer tips on research, help you perfect your next project, or just chat about topics you all admire.




Our Events

CGW, Inc. hosts many types of events throughout the year, including literary presentations, live action role playing games, ice skating, private museum tours, as well as Japanese and English teas. Each event is hosted by a CGW member and most are an opportunity to show off your recent historical, sci-fi, or fantasy ensemble.

CGW News

CGW at Home – Costume Retreat, Aug. 1-2, 2020

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CGW Scholarship information





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