When the news broke that this Austin institution was closing after 38 years, people took it pretty hard. Lucy in Disguise has always been a bastion of weirdness and a place that represented the spirit of South Congress.

Browse through one-of-a-kind pieces to take home and call your own at Austin’s beloved costume shop. Rental options have now ceased. All items are available for purchase only until they close for good at the end of the year.

Hours: Monday—Saturday 11 a.m.– 7 p.m. and Sunday noon–6 p.m.

506 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704

In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.