Reflections In the Mirror

This year’s Costume Exhibit theme is REFLECTIONS IN THE MIRROR. Have you ever put on a costume and imagined yourself as a different person? Does an outfit make you feel like a fairy flying through the trees, dancing in a Venetian ball, or transport you through time?  When you don your tunic, armor, and leggings, does it make you feel like you’re fighting for the good of the Realm? Are you a captain in command or a space pirate battling for the galaxy? 

We’re looking for costumes made by attendees to showcase in our Costume Exhibit. Costumes of all skill levels, styles, and eras are welcome. 

We would also like to have a display of hats and headgear to follow the Bonus Track Theme. These can be antique hats, and especially those made by you, also any other genre of the same. Head forms will be provided, or can be placed on the table.

Exhibits 2022 - Male costume in blue on mannequin. Image by Art AndrewsTo submit a costume for display in the Exhibit, please complete the 2023 Costume College Exhibit Submission form by June 30, 2023. To complete the form you will need the following:

  • A photo of the costume(s) and/or accessor(ies) to be displayed 
  • A short paragraph telling us what your vision is when you look in your mirror while you’re wearing your costume
  • An itemized list of all costume item(s) (i.e. corset, underthings, hats, shoes, gloves, jewelry, etc.)

For questions contact Valarie LaBore, Costume Exhibits Committee at co[email protected]

Note to Exhibitors: Exhibitors should bring their costume(s) and/or accessor(ies) to Salon 214 and dress the form/mannequin themselves on Thursday evening, between 7 pm and 9 pm.  Our grand opening takes place on Friday at 9 am. Accessory only  submissions will be displayed on tables. The Exhibit closes on Sunday at 3 pm. All submissions must be picked up between 3 pm and 5 pm, no exceptions.

2023 Costume Exhibit Submission Form


Exhibits 2022 - dress on mannequin. Image by Art Andrews


Exhibits hours (subject to change):

Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: Salon 214 (2nd Floor).