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The Romantic Domination of Laura Ashley Designs

Laura Mountney, better known as fashion icon Laura Ashley, was a Welsh fashion designer who lived from 1925 to 1985, but her fashion dynasty marches on.   210 more words

Exhibition Review-A Century of Style: Costume and Color 1800-1899

Slightly outdated but I wanted to share my thoughts on this exhibition, held at Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow from 25 September 2015-14th February 2016…

Let me start by saying that I have a deep love for Kelvingrove Museum, despite all its flaws, so when I found out that they would be hosting this exhibition I was so excited! 665 more words


The Deep End, Part 2

So, we have the design, now on to the pattern cutting and toiling process. My colleague focused on the pattern cutting for the bodice, whilst I went ahead and jumped in with the skirt. 992 more words


Victorian Ladies

I’m still adding to the Victorian Ladies Project. Here are the latest drawings:

Chantal Bennett


Our friend Pierce was by this weekend. He pulled out a tintype of his mother and sisters.

“Oh my goodness,” I said. “There is Evie when she was alive. 319 more words


New "Victorian Parlour" Photoshoot!

Our new “Victorian Parlour” photoshoot was the perfect way to showcase some new designs (which aren’t on the website quite yet)! Gloomth Girls CheshireCat and Hexcelle modeled in this gorgeous Victorian home. 89 more words


Marie Dauphine in Gloomth's Victoria Dress

I have long been a fan of Marie Dauphine’s outfits! The way she blends actual antique elements with Gothic Lolita and vintage is truly inspiring. So I was giddy to send her one of our sample pieces to model for us¬†remotely. 49 more words