Tag Archives: costume

Ballet Russes, The Firebird, Expressionist

Valentina Blinova in L’Oiseau de feu [The Firebird], Ballets Russes, Sydney, 1936-1937 From the State Library of New South Wales.  

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Cosplay, Japanese Geisha

from Ao Okuda’s photo stream. I love cosplay (in Japan esp.) but have no idea how they afford the costumes although I think some of them make their own.

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Joos van Cleve paints Elenora

Joos van Cleve, c. 1530, Portrait of Elenora, Queen of France. van Cleve was active in Antwerp, Netherlands, around 1511 to 1540. Combined traditional Netherlandish with Renaissance painting styles. Stunning record of jewelry and costume.

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Edwardian fashion

Although I usually like to write about art, I’ve been thinking about fashion lately because I’m interested in millinery projects. At any rate, I came across some beautiful Edwardian clothes (or maybe from the Gatsby era, but I think closer … Continue reading

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Fashion as Art

Fashions by John Galliano, reformed anti-semitic Italian fashion designer.

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