Lauren Stowell created her company American Duchess to share creative, historical costume-making with interested people. Historical shoes proved to be hard to find, but let's hear it from her ... 
Stage Manager Heather Chockley shows off costumes from the North America tour of The Phantom Of The Opera; lovely
Deborah Scott speaks to us about her gorgeous costume designs for The Titanic ...
Wonderful Art Deco inspiration at the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition in Melbourne ...
A quick refresher on shoes .... when did heels come into fashion?
The 2017 Oscars nominee list for Best Costume Design is out and picking a winner this year will be tough; the designs are wonderful. Marisa Dabney provided a few details about each show (it's on the Oscars website) and after the awards show on February 26th I'll highlight the winner for you. Best of luck to the nominees, but no matter who the winner is, costumers always win through being in association with such talented designers. 
Costume Designer Annie Ruprecht talks about her approach to design and shows us a few of her colour renderings for the show ...
Check out Colleen Atwood's work in this movie clip; you'll want to see the movie ...
Costume designer Marion Boyce (of Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery costume fame) speaks about her beautiful work designing costumes for the cast of The Dressmaker...
Join Pascale Gorgue-Ballesteros, exhibition Curator, and learn how historical clothing elements may  find their way into fashion clothing ...
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The Costumer's Notebook,

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.