My Favorite Movies for their Costumes

Sometimes when I watch a movie, I'm just in the mood to look at pretty costumes. Aside from the fact that I'm a costumer, I'm a highly visual person in general. Character development is definitely important to me, and I like a good plot as much as anyone else, but having a beautiful set, good … Continue reading My Favorite Movies for their Costumes

How to Research Historical Fashion

Hi everyone! I know it's been forever since I last wrote on this blog. Between college and my personal projects, I've had no time for blogging. But college is finally starting to wrap up for me, the entire world is shut down from the coronavirus, and I have no job due to the economy being … Continue reading How to Research Historical Fashion

Making a 1912 Princess Slip- And Final Titanic Pictures!

Making a early 1910s princess slip was the final step in completing my evening gown ensemble. Historical costuming is all about creating the right silhouette (body shape and proportions), so making the princess slip was a vital step in making the costume look historically believable. This post is partially a fashion history lesson, and it's … Continue reading Making a 1912 Princess Slip- And Final Titanic Pictures!

Making Edwardian Combinations (Chemise and Drawers)

One of the disadvantages about living in the Edwardian era is that you never got to show off your chemise, corset or petticoat- even though those foundation garments are absolutely adorable! I absolutely love some of the more "scandalous" photos from the 1900s and 1910s of the girls in their corsets and petticoats. I know … Continue reading Making Edwardian Combinations (Chemise and Drawers)