Making a custom pattern for fabric (knit is best) costume boots (etc). Pinner days: "I’ve always hated doing shoe and boot covers until my friend introduced me to this method. Turns out it’s not very well known how to do it!
Laetitia Casta in Christian Dior Couture at the Cannes Film Festival. Cloak, cape with gold feathers. (have a character that favors bird & feather motifs; this might work for her, but with feathers going all the way up?