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The History of the Halloween Costume

Every October 31st, millions of people leave their ordinary, day-to-day clothes hanging in their closets and instead, don costumes. Only on this day is it acceptable to wear outrageously fun and spooky clothes out and about. 849 more words

1930s Fashion

'Albino Pirate:(in process) I'

Unlike my ‘Nymph of the Petal Tears’ I began this mixed media (acrylic-oil painting) artwork with a concept already in mind. I intended of depicting both a strong female character and overlooked racism. 498 more words

The idolized women of the early 20th century: Who was The "Gibson Girl"?

Created through the pen & ink illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson, The “Gibson Girl” was portrayed as the feminine ideal from the 1890’s until World War I. 133 more words


A Sontag by Any Other Name

When historic patterns are on Raverly’s Hot Right Now page, my day is made. This happened last week when the Ladies’ Knitted Hug-Me-Tight, or Zouave Jacket… 755 more words


1865s Kaki Walking suit - Photoshoot

Even though the weather was gloomy on the day of the 1850s event, me and my sister took the opportunity to take some photos of her outfit. Inspirational Fashion plate

19th Century Victorian

1865s Kaki Walking suit (HSM 7/2017) Part 2 - accessorize

A dress does not make an outfit, and besides the skirt and jacket, my sister also needed some additional items
(part 1).
inspiration… 435 more words

19th Century Victorian