Edwardian
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The Silent Oppression of Hat Wearing
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There's no denying that hats draw a lot of attention when worn out. Sometimes they win casual praise and admiration but they also inspire shocking abuse. In ...

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Recreating the Grande Descente of an Ocean Liner
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The luxurious staircase that formed a quintessential part of every elite 20th Century ocean liner was a profound showcase for the outfits of fashionable ...

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How to Care for Historical Costumes
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Sadly there is definitely a point when an antique garment is simply too old and fragile to wear. But how can you care for historical costumes in your ...

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Are Fashion Plates Accurate?
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Fashion plates are the first source many historical costumiers turn to for a new outfit. They are easily available online such as on Pinterest, are drawn to ...

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The Secrets of Authentic Costume
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Whether you're into cosplay, reenactment or simply dressing up for the sake of it, you probably want to look more like you've stepped out of a costume drama ...

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Artist Creates Hauntingly Real Victorian Dolls
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A Russian artist has become a social media sensation with his incredibly realistic dolls. If you enjoy the Joy of Painting with Bob Ross then you will love ...

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Meet the Costumier Starting a Dandy Drinking Club
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The Costume Rag meets Dandy Drinking Club founder Jonny Haart to learn about his exciting new venture. "A celebration of male sartorial elegance and the art of ...

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For What it’s Worth – the Making of a Legend
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Charles Frederick Worth arrived in Paris as a sales assisant from a modest birth in Lincolnshire with not a word of French and no more than a five pound note ...

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How to Use Instagram as a Costumier
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Instagram is one of the most powerful tools for costume professionals and fans to connect, share ideas, promote their brand or Etsy shop and keep up with what ...

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Lookbook: Sarah Bernhardt
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This stunning image of Sarah Bernardt poses multiple questions as while dated 1907 the outfit seems to hark from a few decades before that. Seeing the very ...

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How Toxic is Your Hat?
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Have you ever stopped to think about your favourite vintage hat and its connection to the original Mad Hatter in 1865? Fear not for this is not the Daily Mail ...