Sunny finishes her deciphering of a black velvet Teens evening gown, with the bodice opening and velvet tabard.
Sunny continues her examination and deciphering of a black velvet Teens evening gown, focusing on the bodice and sleeves.
Sunny continues her examination of a black velvet evening gown with many of the characteristics of Teens high fashion.
Janyce gives us the fashion forecast for summer 1912, including wedding fashions drawn from magazines of that year.
Sunny examines a very complicated early Teens black velvet evening gown with many of the characteristics of high fashion in this era.
You've been asking us for more information about using color and line in clothing, so we have hit the library and found the most relevant (and entertaining!) information from history.
Morgan concludes that Napoleonic Imperial Court fashions were more inspired by dead French kings than revolutionary spirit...
Great political change is often mirrored by changes in fashion. Morgan continues to explore evolving French Revolutionary fashions....
Of course, Napoleon couldn't dress like a deposed courtier. Morgan explores French high fashion from the end of Louis XIV to the fall of Napoleon.
1730-1760 marked a transitional period in men's garments as fashion moved away from Baroque styles. Here's the rundown.
Making sense of the vast array of shirts, breeches, trousers, waistcoats, jackets and coats, stocks, stockings, garters and cravats.
As 19th and 20th century fashion and society changed, so did the rules for when, where, what and how to wear aprons.
Aprons are basic items but can add an authentic feel to a costume. Polly explores the history and explains why we should wear them more.
Many of us wear spectacles, so Trystan explores history of eyeglasses and offers some tips for wearing them with historical costumes.
This month on the Letters, Questions and Answers page we have:Two requests for men's clothing articles (and the answer) Regency pinafores as seen in Jane Austen films: did they really exist? A free, globally available wealth of Regency fashion plates in full color What does Dickens mean by a "comforter" in A Christmas Carol?
Paul Poiret's Thousand and Second Night gala was the precursor to modern fashion shows. Joy tells us about the fantastic event and its influence on Edwardian fashions...