Giving up the getup shop

Longtime costume store owner ready for next phase of life


FACING THE FUTURE—Linda Bredemann pulls out one of many outfits she has in her Westlake Village store, Costume Alley Inc. Although the shop is closing and she’s liquidating her inventory, the 69-year-old will still rent costumes from her home and at markets and museums. Guess who, at left.
Costume Alley, a costume shop in Westlake Village, is closing after two decades of dressing up the Conejo Valley in unique outfits.
But this is not the end of the clothing line for energetic store ...

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