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Celebrate Pride with Chicago Costume!

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Pride month is here! From Pride Fest to the Pride Parade and the new Pride in the Park music festival — there's plenty of ways to celebrate in Chicago. And Chicago Costume has everything you need to put together a killer pride look.

Makeup

The first step in any pride look is some fun, colorful makeup. Chicago Costume is an authorized retailer of professional makeup brands like Ben NyeMehron and more. For a simple, on-the-go look — try our rainbow split-cakes or our vegan glitter gels from Uniglitter! We also have a wide range of face and body paintsmetallic powders and and false lashes to enhance your look. And don't forget setting spray or powder so your makeup stays on all day. 

Wigs

Probably the easiest (and most fun!) way to step up your pride look is with a wig. We have a large selection of wigs in store and online — including all colors of the rainbow, hair lengths, styles and price points. Try a Fever wig for the most professional feel, a cheaper style for a weekend out or one of our rainbow styles to get into the spirit. And you can always try on our wigs in store to make sure you get the right one for you.

All Things Rainbow

If you want to be loud and proud this pride month, grab some of our rainbow accessories. From pride flags to bandannassuspenderscapesfanny packsheadbandswings and bow ties — there are so many ways to show your stripes.

If you're a last minute shopper, you can find Chicago Costume at Pride Fest and Pride in the Park this June!

And don't forget to show us your rainbow inspired looks! Tag us in your photos @chicagocostume on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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