Tag: reenactment costume
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American Duchess: How One Artist Started a Shoe Sensation
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Illustrator and designer Lauren Stowell started the 18th Century sewing blog American Duchess but struggled to turn it into a feasible income. Forced to ...

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The REAL Danger of Synthetics in Period Costume
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A Napoleonic reenactor has suffered what could have been a serious incident were it not for her use of historically-accurate natural fibres. Liz Webb ...

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Diplomat Captured Costumes of Diverse Classes and Cultures in 1797
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The King of Tahiti, Venetian nobles, French artists and the favourite of the King of Persia - all were fair game for the diplomat and illustrator Jacques ...

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It’s Ye Olde Reenactment Ethics Debate Again
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A recent article published on MSN has dredged up the endless debate about the ethics of military reenactment that is almost as old as the events depicted, and ...

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RSC Celebrity Costume Treasures For Sale on Ebay
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A treasure-trove of unique costumes worn by acting legends including David Tennant, Ian McKellen and Judi Dench are up for sale on Ebay to support the Royal ...

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Five Reasons Costume is a Curse
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Don’t you ever wish, just sometimes, that you did not have such an intensive, wonderful and expensive hobby? After a long day or a sleepless night, don’t you ...

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Does Historical Accuracy Really Matter at Events?
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Trigger warning: this could get messy. Many costumers view historical accuracy as a sacred principle to be upheld at all times, and very often imposed upon ...

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You Could Own Russell Crowe’s Gladiator Armour
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Russell Crowe's Gladiator armour is among some valuable props the acclaimed actor will auction five years after his separation from ex-wife Danielle Spencer. ...

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Nelson Wore the Sweetest Promise Ring at Trafalgar
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If you thought promise rings and pre-engagement tokens were a new fad for Millennials unwilling to commit, think again. Shortly before Horatio Nelson embarked ...