Archives for August 2009
Miss Universe: National Costume Contest
The best thing in the entire world has happened: the annual Miss Universe National Costume Contest. Every country took a different approach; most of them failed miserably, providing endless joy for yours truly! A photo essay is below, though in case you’re thinking, “Is this a little tasteless for my browsing pleasure?”, please know that this is the outfit that WON. If you looked at that picture and thought, “That’s just what I wore to my prom!”, you will LOVE this competition. This is in no way safe for dial-up,… Read more »

Recent Work

TV: Elementary recaps, Reign recaps

TV Recap: Bates Motel cordially invites you to the tragedy of Norma Bates, AV Club

TV Review: And Then There Were None, AV Club

Review: The Story of Hong Gildong, NPR.org

Review: You Could Look It Up, NPR.org

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    aneacostumes:

    Rococo remodeled

    These Regency garments were made from elder 18th century silks, probably grander Rococo dresses remodeled to fit the new and slimmer style. Whereas the Regency fashion often sported thinner silks and cottons, the 18th century silks were still seen as precious and beautiful, and lucky be the young woman who inherited enough to make a stylish, modern-day dress out of it!

    • Pink gown: 1800-1810, made of a silk brocade from the late 18th century. OK-dep-01040
    • Coat: 1800-1805, made of a Spitafield silk from 1746. OK-05678
    • Blue gown: 1820-25, made of a silk from the mid 18th century. OK-07407

    All garments from The National Museum in Oslo

    04/29/16

2016 Appearances

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Emerald City Comicon, April 7-10, 2016