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Royal Women - Queens and Princesses and their dresses

This week got off to a good start, with a trip to Bath with my studio buddies Nick and Victoria, to see the Royal Women exhibition at the… 437 more words

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"Waist" and Waste

When walking through museums and galleries, I often hear people commenting on how “tiny” people “back then” really were. Often times this observation is based on just a few examples available on display. 500 more words

Theft from a Coldingham shop in 1740

Looking through some of the earlier newspapers in the British Newspaper Archive I just found this report of a theft at Coldingham in 1740. It was reported in the… 216 more words


Origin Stories: The Bikini

As summer is quickly approaching, the bathing suit aisles have once again begun to be fully stocked with all shapes, styles and colors of bathing suits. 489 more words

Kaitlyn Dietlin

And then there were three… The House of Fath

It’s well established by now for anyone who has been reading my blogs on a regular basis, how passionate I am about the decade on the 1950’s. 1,019 more words

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How to Read a Dress: AKA, I love a book with pictures!

Just wrapped up How to Read a Dress by Lydia Edwards. It was such a treat. If you have any interest in women’s fashion or historic dress, this is a fun book to add to your collection. 225 more words

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