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Gifts for the Woman in Your Life Who’s a Little Too Into British Costume Dramas

Gifts for the Woman in Your Life Who’s a Little Too Into British Costume Dramas

Dress, ca. 1868.  Striking colors and really intricate detailing. This dress would have made an entrance at the ball.

Dress, ca. 1868. Striking colors and really intricate detailing. This dress would have made an entrance at the ball.

In ‘Empire Line’,  Gavin explores the politics of clothing and its relationship with class and caste in 19th century India ruled by the British Raj.

In ‘Empire Line’, Gavin explores the politics of clothing and its relationship with class and caste in 19th century India ruled by the British Raj.

Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9 | John Williamson Company | V Search the Collections

Illustrations of British Costume for Autumn and Winter 1878-9 | John Williamson Company | V Search the Collections

British costume store Escapade has imagined a hipster version of Santa Claus complete with a man bun, Nike Air Max sneakers, ripped jeans, a turtleneck and leather jacket, thanks to 2015 data from Google Trends.

British costume store Escapade has imagined a hipster version of Santa Claus complete with a man bun, Nike Air Max sneakers, ripped jeans, a turtleneck and leather jacket, thanks to 2015 data from Google Trends.

Court dress, 1907, silk, metal,Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Court dress, 1907, silk, metal,Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

My absolute favorite costume designers and my favorite movies that they've  done! If you haven't seen any of the following, watch them!!!  1. Sandy Powell  Interview with a Vampire  The Young Victoria  The Other Boleyn Girl  Shakespeare in Love  Sandy Powell OBE (born 7 April 1960) is a British costume designer who has  been nominated ten times for the Academy Award . She won the Oscar in 1999  for the film Shakespeare in Love, in 2005 for The Aviator, and in 2010 for  The Young Victoria…

My absolute favorite costume designers and my favorite movies that they've done! If you haven't seen any of the following, watch them!!! 1. Sandy Powell Interview with a Vampire The Young Victoria The Other Boleyn Girl Shakespeare in Love Sandy Powell OBE (born 7 April 1960) is a British costume designer who has been nominated ten times for the Academy Award . She won the Oscar in 1999 for the film Shakespeare in Love, in 2005 for The Aviator, and in 2010 for The Young Victoria…

heracliteanfire:  Masquerade costume made of woven cotton cloth. Gade, NIgeria, 1971. (via British Museum)

heracliteanfire: Masquerade costume made of woven cotton cloth. Gade, NIgeria, 1971. (via British Museum)