Regency
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Top Facebook Groups for Costume
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Are you tired of the fact that most people you meet day to day don't share your interest in costume? The result can be extremely isolating when you have to ...

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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 These the Cutest Shoes You’ve Ever Seen?
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These incredible shoes belonged to a child in the early 19th Century and are now for sale on Ebay.  "This is a scarce opportunity to own a pair of very ...

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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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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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Clare Spencer: From Flea Market to High Fashion
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Clare Spencer worked in vintage from an early age before sourcing for major film costumiers. Alongside significant academic work in new fields of fashion ...

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Decoding Thénardier in Les Miserables
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The Thénardiers offer a rare glimpse of comic relief in Les Miserables. The disreputable landlord is a battlefield thief turned brothel-keeper while his lyrics ...

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Lookbook: Horatio Nelson
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There can be no doubt that Horatio Nelson is remembered as one of history's best dressed military men to the extent that many accounts blame his vanity of ...

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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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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 ...

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Top Made-to-Measure Regency Breeches
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“There are moments, Jeeves, when one asks oneself, 'Do trousers matter?'" P.G. Wodehouse's Bertie Wooster once remarked and his reliable manservant responded, ...