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Written by Caroline La Porta
Historical shoes - gorgeous but can be tricky to walk in. Here's how to rubber the soles to avoid slipping & landing on your bum roll.
Written by Naomi Barnes
In a new series, Naomi Barnes constructs an 1890s ladies walking outfit, starting with researching and making a tailored waistcoat.
Written by Lisha Vidler
You're in charge of costumes for a theatrical production? There's a big task ahead! Lisha Vidler gives her tips on improving theatre costumes.
Written by Constance MacKenzie
Constance explores how, during the mid C1800s, skirts expanded - supported firstly by stiff petticoats and then cage crinolines.
Written by Morgan Wang
Morgan concludes that Napoleonic Imperial Court fashions were more inspired by dead French kings than revolutionary spirit...
Written by Polly Aron
Aprons are basic items but can add an authentic feel to a costume. Polly explores the history and explains why we should wear them more.
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