Modern clothing had it's beginnings in history; lets see how the three piece suit got it's start ...

Mr. Porter and Director Matthew Vaughn  created a bespoke collection from Arianne Phillips’ costume design for Kingsman: The Secret Service. Each piece is crafted in Britain by heritage manufacturers, from the tailoring, shoes, watches ties.

Now, your gentleman can look like a Kingsman ...

The creative partnership between one of Canada's premier theatre schools and one of the country's leading contemporary theatre companies expands in exciting new directions for artists and audiences alike with Canadian Stage's 2013 Shakespeare in High Park productions, Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew.

This paper, "The Lengberg Finds: Remnants of the Lost 15th Century Tailoring Revolution" was presented on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at NESAT XIII, by Rachel Case, Marion McNealy and Beatrix Nutz. Some pieces of clothing have survived, and it's amazing to see these treasures . The presenters would like to thank the NESAT board for allowing them to put it on YouTube.

 Is it possible to hand-stitch a buttonhole in less than 10 minutes? Watch this lovely work ...

 

In a world full of 'anything goes clothing ', is it hard for costume designers to decide appropriate costumes for everyday characters?

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.