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Historical costume

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Guide to Keira Knightley Historical Costume Movies

Why oh why is Keira Knightley the early 21st-century “It Girl” for period dramas? I don’t get it. She’s tall and lanky with big eyes, all of which is fine in a modern settin…

A New Exhibition Explores the History—and Architecture—of Underwear

“Fashioning the Body,” a new Bard Graduate Center exhibition, presents an array of extraordinary, architectural undergarments

Western Women’s Fashions 1820-1854

Back in the days before the camera was king, fashions were portrayed to the masses through artfully illustrated drawings. Somebody has collected a series of these beautiful sketches, documenting the changes in western fashion all the way from 1784 to 1970, when the artform finally became obsolete.

A Victorian Reaper

Just for fun I dressed up as a Victorian reaper. I’m wearing an antique Victorian or Edwardian linen chemise, my black wool stays, cotton petticoats and a blue cotton skirt. My inspirations were: 1857 painting of a female reaper, 1849 painting of a girl with a rake and a female 1856 Worcestershire reaper. My hairstyle … Continue reading A Victorian Reaper →

Norse Clothing and Vikings in the SCA

This post is about the research I did for my Norse outfit, and I want to talk a bit about my feelings on wearing "Viking" clothing...

Victorian Silhouettes by lady-of-crow on DeviantArt

My version of a Victorian fashion timeline. It may not be 100% correct but I think I got the basic dress shapes right. I also realize that the Victorian... Victorian Silhouettes

sallieoh: historical costume part II

Wow. Does anyone else fall into a well of old Christmas cookies, prolonged sleep and shuffling around in bathrobes post New Year? Sometim...

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See how to sew a historic corset that is really comfortable to wear. Sew Historical clothing by yourself and get inspired to make your own costumes. #sewing #vintagefashion #corset #cosplay #18thcentury #stays #costume #costumeideas
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Welcome to Basel Carnival. Once a year for 72 hours, in either February or March, participants (Fasnächtler) dress up in a wide variety of both themed traditional and modern costumes and parade through the town of Basel. Various events take place and people of all ages take part during the three-day celebration. #baslerfastnacht #wildpharma #swissmade #baselcarnival #carnival #swissculture #basel #guggemusik #morgestraich #cortege #fasnacht #schnizelbaengg #switzerland #historical #unesco
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