Tag: 19th century
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Michael Kaplan Talks ‘The Alienist’ Costumes
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One of the world’s top film costume designers has spoken about swapping the futuristic alien styles of Star Wars for the elegant Victorian costumes of Netflix ...

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Designing a Folk Costume for Lindsborg, Kansas
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It's not often that you hear of a modern American city taking on a ceremonial costume based on 19th century folk dress!  Lindsborg in Kanas was settled in1869 ...

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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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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, ...

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Period-Authentic Confederate Customisation
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Part of the pleasure of re-enactment is getting the clothes right. Yes, of course, there’s the materials (don’t even *think* modern alternatives), but then ...