A try on 18th century hair

Today I’m back with a little picture series on how I tried out an 18th century hairstyle. First of all: Those pictures were taken pretty spontaneously so please excuse the background and my weird faces. First of all: Pomade and Powder. After many, many tries to make authentic 18th century pomade with leaf lard and […]

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I recreated Marie-Antoinettes Court Gown (Part 3) – bodice

Hello again! I hope you enjoyed my last two posts about the recreation of Marie-Antoinettes court gown!If you haven’t seen them go check them out to learn more about the reason why I made this dress and also how I made the skirt of the gown! Today we’re going to talk a little bit about […]

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I recreated Marie-Antoinettes Court Gown (Part 2) – The skirts

Marie-Antoinettes court gown is very famous for the amazing skirt. You have a grand panier and over it a lot of layers of fabric with details and trims.This is why the first thing for me to make was the grand panier.I decided to NOT use a stage costume pattern but an authentic one which I […]

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I recreated Marie-Antoinettes Court Gown (Part 1) – Introduction

Finally!!!Finally I am allowed to tell you what I was working on in the past couple of months!Many of you know that I started the mastersclass for stage costumes at my school in september.This year we were given an amazing, once in a lifetime opportunity – we were able to work together with the Kunsthistorischem […]

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