> Reference and books on costume
Reference and books on costume:
ITL Abiti Antichi
One collector's website featuring her beautiful collection of antique clothing.
UK Bustles and Bows
Costume from the second half of the Victorian era in period publications.
USA Eras of Elegance
The online fashion directory from ancient times to the Edwardian era.
All about costume from 1800- 1980, a very very interesting site.
USA Fashionable Torture
A very interesting site on the uncomfortable items of fashion that we wear to be beautiful, something every woman can identify with.
USA Katherine's Dress Site
A Corsets and Crinolines member's site about Regency to Victorian clothing, check out the real costume items.
USA La Barre Books
Vintage clothing reference books. There is a book for every era (1900's - 1930's) on men's, women's & children's costume.
GER La Couturiere Parisienne
Interesting and comprehensive site about Victorian & Edwardian costume. Patterns and fashion plates to veiw.
USA Mara Riley's Costume Page
A very interesting site primarily dedicated to 17th and 18th century costume in Europe and the American colonies.
USA Mourning Matters
Educational & Special Programs dedicated to Victorian Mourning.
UK R.D. Franks
A costume oriented bookshop in London which stock every book on fashion and costume that you have ever wanted.
USA Shaping Fashion
A review of the Fairfield Historical Society's exhibit on Victorian supportive garments.
RUS Shoe Icons
A virtual shoe museum showcasing shoes from the 18th century to the 1990's.
USA The Clothesline
The online academic journal of costume, textiles and society.