These shoes were not made for walking...

Costume Designer Andrea Flesch give an inside look at how X Company's elegant costumes are conceived and created...

Costume designer Carol Ramsey chats with Gold Derby editor Zach Laws about her work on the gay rights limited series "When We Rise."

A quick look at the beautiful work of Arthur Oliver ...

Canadian Costume designer Anne Dixon shows us every stitch, hem, and pleat that helped build the world of Anne ...

Enjoy this  analysis of the costumes from Reign, as compared to other shows the author watches ...

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 ... 

Costumers the world over, have a great deal in common; our love of costumes, and of crafting fine and wonderful work that is enjoyed by thousands of people, for generations and beyond ...

Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran shown here with actor Keira Knightley talks about her work for Anna Karenina ...

Over the holidays I spent time listening to costume-related podcasts and watching period TV shows for the wardrobe content. There is some great stuff out there to hear and see (right from home), for costume designers and costumers  - anybody interested in costumes, stage, video and film. 

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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.