Victorian
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An End to Victorian Eroticism?
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The Manchester Art Gallery has removed a painting by the Pre-Raphaelite John William Waterhouse to create a debate on objectifying femininity in historic ...

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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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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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The Big Task of Dressing Little Women
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Eimer Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh had a difficult role ahead of her in dressing the cast of BBC's Little Women in an authentic 1868 look to grab Boxing Day audiences. ...

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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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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 ...