Dressing a Regency Lady for a walk, plus evening and riding looks ...

 

Blue and white silk taffeta dress with matching shoes circa 1765

Cameron Mackintosh, Sam Fleming and Heather Chockley talk about some of the costumes on The Phantom of the Opera North American Tour.

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 ...

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...

Dressers are usually interested to see how this garment is properly  worn ...

The purpose of pocket hoops or panniers, is to hold a womans dress out from the body; here's some tips ...

Check out this great video from Irene Brunis, the Costume Supervisor for Mamma Mia! on Broadway; you'l recognize some common terms such as Bible book and costume plot ... enjoy ...

With so many shows requiring period wardrobe for men, I thought it high time to go through some man-specific wardrobe practices ....

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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.