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How to dress up like the 2019 Oscar Best Picture nominees

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The 91st Academy Awards are tonight! Be the center of attention of your Oscars watch-party with these Best Picture themed costumes.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is now the highest grossing biopic in the world. Celebrate the legacy of Freddie Mercury with costumes based off of his iconic looks. Don't forget the classic mustache and guitar! Or channel the other band members with our selection of 80s wigs.

The Favourite

Yorgos Lanthimos' The Favourite has received 10 Oscars nominations -- including Sandy Powell for Best Costume design. Channel your inner monarch with our selection of period gownscrowns and muskets.

A Star is Born

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Starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, A Star is Born is the third iteration of the classic story. We have wig options for both classic and pop star Ally. Don't forget a headset microphone and a floppy hat!

Black Panther

Wakanda Forever! Black Panther is the first superhero movie ever to be nominated for Best Picture. Celebrate the historic nomination with our selection of costumesmasksaccessories and face paint.


BlacKkKlansman has garnered Spike Lee the first Oscar nominations of his career. Get in the 70s spirit with our selection of afrosflared pants and police accessories.

If you're a last minute shopper, make sure to pick up some Oscars trophies from our two Chicago locations!

And don't forget to show us your neato Rockabilly selfies! Tag us in your photos @chicagocostume on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Be a Rockabilly Rebel at For The Love of Chocolate's 14th Annual Gala

For The Love of Chocolate foundation's 14th annual fundraising gala is on February 23rd. The Chicago Costume team is ready to help you get everything you need for this year's Rockin' Rebel theme!CostumesWe have tons of different 1950s costume styles in stock. From Pink Ladies jackets, poodle skirts, housewife dresses and leather jackets - there's no shortage to how [...]

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Celebrate Valentine's Day in style with these seasonal costumes and decorations

Valentine's Day is this Friday! Make sure you get everything you need to show your love for the heart-filled holiday at Chicago Costume.DecorationsNothing screams Valentine's Day like hearts. Adorn your place with our selection of seasonal cutouts including glitter hearts, cupids and candy hearts to really get into the spirit. They're so cute you might [...]

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How to chose the perfect wig for your next wig party

Wig parties have turned into one of the most popular party themes in the last few years — especially in Chicago. But there are so many wigs to chose from, how do you know which one is right? From brunches to bar crawls we'll make sure you have the perfect wig to make you the life of [...]

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