Advice and critiques on historical costumes.
Collection of costume-related links and resources for living history enthusiasts. Medieval and Renaissance, Colonial and American Revolution, and Civil War or Victorian eras.
Access over 3500 pictures that depict period costume, fabrics and fashion accessories: paintings, prints, fashion plates, and photographs of extant items.
An ezine of 19th and 20th century costume and needlework resources, offering articles on period dress and related social history, plus free patterns based on original ladies' books and magazines.
Pauline Weston Thomas and Guy Thomas place costume alongside the social history of an era, focusing on fashion from 1800. Includes undergarments, haute couture and British royal fashion.
The Textile Conservation Centre at the University of Southampton explores the folk tradition of concealing clothing in the fabric of buildings. Includes a database of garment finds in the United Kingdom.
Article overview expounding on the current trends of pointy shoes, tanning, makeup, ponchos and capes, and visible underwear, with their origins in history.
Photographs of reproduction costumes, primarily from the Renaissance, Baroque, and Regency periods. Closeups of handmade lace and embroidery.