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The Marvelous 1950s Costumes of Marvelous Mrs Maisel

Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Marvelous Mrs Maisel  is about a Jewish mother who explores her passions by becoming a comedian. The show uses 1950s fashion throughout the plot using colours and patterns to express both the glamour and austerity found in ...

21 Epic Fortnite Cosplay Costume Ideas

Fortnite has taken 2018 by storm. The game allows players to drop into huge combat player-versus-player melees with a range of character costume "skins" available to buy in the game. Naturally this has caused a sensation in real-world cosplay ...

In Brief: What is Cosplay?

Cosplay is an unavoidable term in the costume world but represents a whole subculture with millions identifying with this trend that emerged in the 1990s. At a basic level it means 'costume play' and represents the culture of dressing up as a ...

Last Minute Cheap Victorian & Steampunk Costumes on Amazon

Have you got a last-minute Steampunk wardrobe crisis on your hands? Did you try to make a Victorian outfit and run out of time? Maybe you just need a few more accesories to complete your look. Whatever your reason, the internet - with a little help ...

The Silent Oppression of Hat Wearing

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 fact, the sensation of a headband and the captive heat can make wearers feel more ...

Superstitchious: Gorgeous Medieval Gothic Dresses

Under the guise of Superstitchious, Zarah makes customised gothic clothing with a twist of medieval fantasy. Her most famous clients are the black metal band Hecate Enthroned. What inspired you to get into costume? My path into costume design ...

Get the Victorian Goth Look

Some Goths revel in a post-apocalyptic world of PVC, huge boots, chains and denim. But others prefer a more romantic look of lace and corsets. This look is great for sauntering around ancient ruins, confusing fellow shoppers at the supermarket or ...

Howard’s End: BBC Vs Merchant Ivory

While BBC dramas have yet to disappoint costume-wise it remains that the new Howard’s End series faced a difficult task in matching the iconic 1992 Merchant Ivory production. One couldn’t help but notice how this excellent adaption actually emulated ...

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