Revisiting an Old Favorite

April 10, 2013 - comments
In my original wardrobe plans for Williamsburg I had intended to make several new day outfits, but time got away from me and ended up pulling out my wavy print jacket and petticoat to wear instead. I have to say I’m really glad I did! When prepping for an event, it’s easy for me to get into the mindset that everything I wear needs to be new, so I often forget how much I enjoy rewearing favorite costumes. My events are so few and so spread out that it feels almost obligatory to make something new every time, but I’m resolving this year to focus on quality over quantity and make things I truly love and am proud of the construction.

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The Finished Habit

April 5, 2013 - comments
Here is the first in a long serious of Williamsburg outfit posts. I'm sure you will be sick to death of seeing me by the end - sorry in advance! To start we have the finished 1790 riding habit:
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A Week in Williamsburg

April 4, 2013 - comments
I'm back from my week-long Wiliamsburg adventure! I haven't quite recovered from all the fabulousness yet, but I have managed to upload my trip pictures. I plan to write individual outfit posts in the coming week, but for now enjoy: Read more...

Speculation and Champagne

February 6, 2013 - comments
This past weekend I attended Jenny-Rose's latest fabulous party. Imagine an evening filled with tasty drinks and period nibbles, games of Whist and Speculation, everyone in their finest Regency attire, all set in a room lit with dozen of candles. Perfection! I had a wonderful time playing cards, drinking punch and champagne, meeting new people, and catching up with old friends.

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A 20s Day at the Beach

August 21, 2012 - comments
Continuing the Costume College recap…
The day after our trip to the Huntington Library, we decided to head to the beach – in 20s bathing suits, of course!
 

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