Shop These Top Mary Poppins Costumes

Mary Poppins has indeed returned, and what better way to celebrate than looking at some of the best Mary Poppins costumes to buy now. We’ve curated a list of some of the top-rated Mary Poppins costumes from around the web, including some premium made to order examples as well as cheap Mary Poppins costumes for … Read more

Audrey Hepburn’s Blouse Selling for $25,000

A blouse worn by Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady goes under the hammer June 28th with a minimum bid of $25,000. Her “Ascot dress” is one of the most expensive film costumes ever sold fetching $3.7 million in 2011, which may have influenced this valuation after it reportedly sold for just $100,000 around the year 2000. The … Read more

Karolina Zebrowska Talks “Real Women – Beauty Through The Decades”

Karolina Zebrowska became a Youtube sensation in 2015 with her hugely-successful video ‘Real Women – Beauty Through the Decades’ that conveyed a simple but powerful message on how we view the past. In just two minutes she debunked the popular idea that past decades were always glamorous – with vintage enthusiasts choosing to focus on … Read more

Clarks Archive of 25,000 Historic Shoes Digitised

In 1825 using the off-cuts from his brother Cyrus’ tannery, James Clark created his first sheepskin slipper in the village of Somerset, England. Within a year sales of the ‘Brown Petersburg’ shoe reached 1,000 pairs a month and formed a success story that would culminate in two awards at the Great Exhibition in 1851, leading to … Read more

Don’t Miss This Costume Detail in Picnic at Hanging Rock

antique lace

If you have a stash of trims you’ve been lying to yourself about for years – waiting for the perfect project for them to miraclously arise – then redemption is finally here. Amazon’s new production of Picnic at Hanging Rock stars Natalie Dormer as stern headmistress Mrs. Appleyard amidst the disappearance of several schoolgirls and their … Read more

Join PROCESSIONS – The Suffragette Centenary

processions edwardian lady suffragette

Women across the UK are invited to come together on the streets of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London on Sunday 10 June 2018 for PROCESSIONS, a mass-participation artwork to pay homage to the suffragettes and mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act which gave the first British women the right to vote. … Read more

We Asked You For Your Worst Uses of Sewing Scissors…

you used my sewing scissors for what?

It seems a cliche and yet still no one knows that sewing scissors are for sewing and nothing else. After posting this meme on our social media feeds we couldn’t help but marvel at some of the responses. Some were very relatable, proving its not a problem confined to just a handful of households. Others … Read more

Five Reasons Costume is a Curse

costume is a curse

Don’t you ever wish, just sometimes, that you did not have such an intensive, wonderful and expensive hobby? After a long day or a sleepless night, don’t you just detest the piles of fabric you have to clear before bingeing on your favourite box set and filling your head with fantasy? Normal people, you have … Read more