Some suggestions about envy: the first poison of the costuming environment
A list of tricks and things to keep in mind to start filling the gap between fancy dress and historical clothing.
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.
What shall we do with a dozen of black soutache appliqués, stored for too long? A nice 1900s day outfit. And, of course, a giant matching hat.
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.
Inspired by russian court gowns, but originally made to match Dracula’s suit when dancing with Mina in her red dress.
Project of a yellow robe à l’anglaise en fourreau in striped silk.
Theatrical costume for the Sun, to match the Der Holle Rache 10s gown.
A gown inspired by the shining of the stars from behind the golden baroque gate of a french castle. 1660s style.