1946 Showgirls ... have a look into the past ...
The Dury Lane Theatre Costume Department makes 500 costumes a week ... have a peek into the past and meet Miss Williams, the Wardrobe Mistress.
This black and white fashion news reel from Pathe News shows us some glamorous evening wear plus takes us way down memory lane to the days of endless petticoats, corsets, bodices and overskirts. The museum pieces show us how these pieces were worn in the day.
The book The Costumer's Notebook is a 295 page comprehensive handbook for Costumers for stage and film including a full Glossary of stage and film industry terms. Sections include methods and tricks for laundry, dyeing, breakdown, Dresser guidelines and protocols for Stage or Film and various size charts for men and women from shoes to gloves. Other Sections include diagrams showing How to Iron A Shirt, How to Tie a Tie and How to Tie a Bow Tie. Costume fittings, costume lay out and costume storage are also discussed.