The Bata Shoe Museum
This Bata Shoe Museum website features virtual museum exhibitions that fall into the themes of Canadian Aboriginal cultures, Footwear of Canada's Multi-cultural Groups, Fashion Footwear and Special Purpose Footwear.
A Vintage Ramble
As a trade member of the Vintage Fashion Guild I am part of a large community of vintage fashion professionals. All our members are passionate about vintage and work hard to maintain integrity in our businesses. We are constantly fact checking the history of our merchandise to make sure our goods are properly represented. Whenever we are stumped about something we turn to each other for answers and 99% of the time someone is able to help. Jonathan Walford is a long time VFG member and one of…
Passion For Fashion
Now I'm no style icon myself but a girl can dream, can't she? Rather then invest in the many yards of fabric necessary to cover myself, I buy little pieces of wonderful fabrics for my dolls. I've discovered some beautiful "tumblrs" dedicated to historical fashion. What is a tumblr you may ask? Well, I have no idea. It seems to be a variation of a blog, mostly loaded with amazing photos. Two of my favorites are Old Rags and Fripperies and Fobs One of my greatest inspirations in dressing the…
A ladies Victorian maroon silk day dress, c.1880,
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Victorian seaside adventure!
Some things start unexpectedly.... last January I picked some lovely silk that just screamed Victorian Seaside Bustle frock... And so for the summer I put a few days aside to make it - and to nip somewhere on the coast for the pictures. But in the meantime loads of things happened - and to cut a…