Tag: edwardian costume

Were Tightlaced Corsets All Bad?

"There is one thing that bothers me recently, but I don’t think I’m brave enough to make a video on it as it may be perceived as controversial – and it’s implementing modern mindsets in period dramas," renowned costume blogger Karolina Zebrowska ...

Karolina Zebrowska Talks “Real Women – Beauty Through The Decades”

Karolina Zebrowska became a Youtube sensation in 2015 with her hugely-successful video ‘Real Women - Beauty Through the Decades’ that conveyed a simple but powerful message on how we view the past. In just two minutes she debunked the popular idea ...

What Do You See in This Waterfall?

This cascade of water formed a unique visual illusion thanks to a combination of rock formation, water volume and perspective that revealed an Edwardian lady! She wears her hair up Gibson girl style and wears a tight corset and voluminous skirt. Is ...

Don’t Miss This Costume Detail in Picnic at Hanging Rock

If you have a stash of trims you've been lying to yourself about for years - waiting for the perfect project for them to miraclously arise - then redemption is finally here. Amazon's new production of Picnic at Hanging Rock stars Natalie Dormer ...

Join PROCESSIONS – The Suffragette Centenary

Women across the UK are invited to come together on the streets of Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London on Sunday 10 June 2018 for PROCESSIONS, a mass-participation artwork to pay homage to the suffragettes and mark the centenary of the ...

The Edwardian Action Hero of Titanic

Of all the tales of courage set against the tragedy of Titanic few beat that of Chief Baker Charles Joughin, the last survivor to leave the sinking ship. While many acts of bravery have been recounted as taking place on Titanic, Joughin's is one of ...

Silk Top Hats are the Bitcoin of Antiques

Few accessories seem quite as evocative as the silk top hat. As the essential headwear of Victorian gentlemen and a modern statement of aristocratic wealth, the silk top hat now faces a sad decline as the few limited examples large enough to fit ...

Recreating the Grande Descente of an Ocean Liner

The luxurious staircase that formed a quintessential part of every elite 20th Century ocean liner was a profound showcase for the outfits of fashionable patrons. The V&A recreated this event in its exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed and Style with a ...

Lookbook: Sarah Bernhardt

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 unnatural line of a backdrop behind her this was likely a shot from a performance with its ...

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