A list of tricks and things to keep in mind to start filling the gap between fancy dress and historical clothing.
Tutorial on how to make your own moretta mask
The making of a wine velvet german court robe.
A 1750s style wig, perfect to match a robe à la française or most of mid-century outfits. Very soft and natural looking.
A dramatic style of wig, perfect for Louis XIV, and the second half of the XVII century. But would also make a terrific Captain Hook.
Making of the gown from Vestier’s painting “Portrait of a Lady with a book”, as a mix between a robe en chemise and a round gown, keeping it quite historically accurate, even if machine sewn.
Soft, frothy and with a hint of personal touch, for the smocking, this was the perfect, comfortable key to start attending XVIII century events for me.
Project of a yellow robe à l’anglaise en fourreau in striped silk.