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I Visited Montreal's Oldest Costume Store For A Comiccon Makeover & It Was Magical

The historical haberdashery is your secret weapon for a show-stopping cosplay.

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As you enter Montreal's oldest costume store, Ponton, it feels like history's closet has been flung wide open. On a recent visit, my partner and I took a cosplay plunge with the goal of stepping into the shoes – and waistcoat, and bustle – of our favourite PBS television show characters, Miss Scarlet and the Duke, in time for Montreal Comiccon. We walked out with a child-like sense of limitless possibility, reminded of the magic of playing dress-up.

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