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iconBenjamin takes an informed look at historical accuracy in costume design... and where the line should be drawn in period productions. 

Image8bustlearticlept1Lauren continues her investigations of an antique bustle, completing her recreation using modern materials on a tight budget.

Image8bustlearticlept1Lauren explores how a genuine late Victorian bustle support was made, and starts her own recreation using modern materials.

squarepicFound a beautiful vintage pattern, but it's the wrong size? Laura takes that lovely treasure and shows you how to alter it to fit you exactly.

iconIn the final article of this series, Lyssa shows how to insert a real, working clockwork mechanism into a corsetted gown!

kimono corset outfit 2aTaking inspiration from her passion for Japanese culture, Lyssa shows us how to use kimono fabric to create a stunning corset. 

kimono corset outfit 2aLyssa explores the story behind kimono and obi, and the opportunities and pitfalls of buying and using their fabric.

stomacher white 1 webUsing beads and crystals can give your costume a sparkle that no-one else has. Get started with this modern take on a Georgian stomacher.

squarepicThe relationship between dance and costume is one of the most intimate to be found in the performing arts. Benjamin explains...

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