Oct 2014

The Iron Man Bustle Dress

The Iron Man Bustle Dress

Ever seen pictures of cosplayers and wondered what it's all about? Noelle introduces us to her Iron Ma'am bustle dress cosplay.

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Analyzing a Worth Day Dress

Analyzing a Worth Day Dress

The Chicago History Museum's collection contains over fifty gowns from the House of Worth. This one is from 1866-67.

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Mrs Pretty, Part 2 - Underwear

Mrs Pretty, Part 2 - Underwear

Previously we met Mabel, Mrs William Tertius Pretty. Now Julia investigates the foundations to Mrs Pretty's 1914 outfit.

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British VAD Uniform, Part 3

British VAD Uniform, Part 3

Constance continues her exploration of a WWI VAD nurses uniform with the construction of the dresses' shirtwaist bodice.

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Interview: Lucy of History Wardrobe

Interview: Lucy of History Wardrobe

We meet Lucy Adlington of  History Wardrobe - a true costume chameleon with a wealth of knowledge across centuries of fashion.

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