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Zeezo's Costume & Vintage, a Colorado Springs Mainstay, to Close Nov. 2

For decades, Zeezo's Costume & Vintage, an NCA member, has been a one-stop shop in the heart of Colorado Springs for anything Halloween-related.

Between small accessories, masks and branded costumes, the store's walls and racks have donned the most popular elements for the perfect costume, regardless of the occasion.

But the industry responsible for Zeezo's success is now part of its demise, KOAA reports. The store will close on Nov. 2, according to co-owner Jessica Modeer.

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Caption: After 45 years in downtown Colorado Springs, Zeezo's Costume & Vintage is closing its doors on Nov. 2, 2019.

ALSO IN COSTUME SHOP NEWS: Boo La La of Vancouver - not an NCA member, is hosting a massive closing sale next month reports The Daily Hive


Radio Station Questions Pop-Up Store for Selling 'Racially Insensitive' Costumes

Is it ok to dress as another race or nationality for Halloween?

Now that the Halloween stores have opened up in the Hudson Valley, many people have started thinking about what they want to dress up as this year., WPDH reports. The real question they should be asking, however, is IF they should be dressing up in some of the costumes that are now stocked on local shelves.

The station question a pop-up store's decision to sell a costume called "Mexican Man."

Editor's note: Retailers who operate pop-up stores exclusively are not permitted to join the National Costumers Association. 

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I’m Your Biggest Fan: Wizard Of Oz Superfan Owns Original Costumes

This week, the Herald Publicist met Walter Krueger, 33, who has devoted his life to all issues Wizard Of Oz.

Someplace over the rainbow the Chicago native was blown away watching the basic Judy Garland movie as a three-year-old in 1989.

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Fan Conventions For Sept. 5-8 Include UT, OK, AR, OH, WA, WV & NJ

This list is courtesy of

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention 2019 September 5-7, 2019 Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, UT
Wizard World Comic Con Tulsa 2019 September 6-8, 2019 Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center
Tulsa, OK
Arkansas Comic Con 2019 September 7-8, 2019 Statehouse Convention Center
Little Rock, AR
Cleveland Comic & Toy Convention 2019 September 7-8, 2019 Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Middleburg Heights, OH
RenCon 2019 September 7-8, 2019 Renton Technical College
Renton, WA
WV Pop Culture Con 2019 September 7-8, 2019 Mylan Park Expo Center
Morgantown, WV
Clifton NJ Comic Book Expo 2019 September 8, 2019 Clifton Community Recreation Center
Clifton, NJ

The Atlanta Halloween Parade And Fest In October Is The Ultimate Costume Party For Adults

Posted: Aug. 29, 2019

This one is for all the people that have been browsing Pinterest trying to put together the perfect Halloween costume. All your late nights of research will finally go to use when you debut your Halloween costume at Atlanta's Halloween Parade is the biggest parade, party and festival all in one. This annual celebration is hitting the iconic neighborhood of Little Five Points (L5P) and it's guaranteed to be the biggest year yet, Narcity reports.

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Photo credit: Instragram user @chachahodges 



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