Archive.org is an open digital library, without the international restrictions of Google Books. This month, we share with you a few of the great historical texts on a variety of subjects that we've found.
From 1820's fashion magazines to 1900's pattern drafting texts, to shoe making manuals and hairstyling guides, we've got a lot to keep you busy over the holiday season!
Analyzing, in exhaustive detail, the construction of a lingerie dress from about 1904. Sunny dives into the finer points of a beautiful surviving piece of pure frou-frou.
How to make up for disproportions such as erect and stooping figures, and how to make your menswear stand out as historical.
Athena asks about costuming events, and we ask you, the readers, if you'd like an event calendar on the site in the new year.
Grace, winner of this year's SPP, responds to a request for more information on how she created the beautiful decoration on her gown.