Chicago Costume has been outfitting Chicago in brilliant costumes since 1976. We can fully customize any costume from a one-person performance to an entire corporate event. The business was founded by Mary Hickey Panayotou when she was custom designing rental costumes out of her home, and customers began to ask about purchasing accessories, makeup, wigs and full costumes- a larger space was needed and our store on Fullerton was born. Chicago Costume has since grown to include Mary’s son Courtland, his wife Erin and many other family members and friends throughout the year. Chicago Costume works with local theaters and actors, films- both professional and student, corporate events and meetings, museums, PR companies, restaurants and bars, and many, many more!