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Action Fabrics and Trim Ltd.

214 East Chicago Ave.

Westmont, Illinois 60559

(630) 323-1962

Catering mainly to gymnastic, ice skating costuming this place is a great source of fancy stretchy fabrics, sequins, beads, spangles, beaded trim and appliques. A little pricey but clearance bins have some good stuff.

Beauty Max Beauty Supplies

5515 St Charles Rd

Berkeley, Illinois 60163

(708) 547-7030

Carries a wide assortment of reasonably priced street worthy wigs and hair goods for weaves and hair pieces as well as make-up, hosiery, and a lot of other stuff.

Murray’s Party Time Supplies

6300 Kingery Hwy.

Willowbrook, Illinois


Aside from party supplies, Murray’s carries a large assortment of wigs, theatrical make-up,

masks, hats, ready-to-wear costumes, and props. Prices are comparable to similar shops elsewhere.

Websites for wigs, masks and makeup:

Would You Believe?: Ben Nye Tools of the Trade (yes this is a website!) --> corsetry & general garb stuff