Log in

Log in

My Account    |    Sign Up!


Costuming projects tend to fall, more or less, into one of two categories: there are those projects in which we strive for historical accuracy and detailed facts, and there are those in which we depart on a tangent, using our own ideas to create a personal but fictional vision.

Neither is a less worthy pursuit than the other, but the fictional is often dismissed as sloppy or simply wrong. Extraordinary Belgian artist Viona Ielegems is here to show us otherwise. Her work demonstrates the enormous value in playing with fact to create a compelling and beautiful fiction...

Register to read more ...

1000 Characters left

Related Articles

Gathered Victorian Trimmings

So much of a costume's individuality is in the trims - it's hard to find anything that looks truly authentic. So let's make our own- they're surprisingly simple!


Answering your suggestions

Many of you kindly offered suggestions for improvements to YWU when we switched systems in 2014. Here, I answered some of the most popular suggestions we hear.

Go to top