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Shoe-Loving Ladies, Please Take This Poll...(thank you!)

Dec 31, 2010 16 comments

*  American Duchess shoes will be offered in size 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5  , and possibly 11 if there is enough demand for ...

American Duchess' New Year's Resolution: 18th c. SHOES

Dec 31, 2010 29 comments

I'm going to skip through all the fluffy "as 2010 draws to a close" stuff and just cut to the chase.  I have several costuming...

Christmas Gifties of the Historical Variety

Dec 29, 2010 7 comments

It was such a lovely Christmas this year.  I spent time with my family, Mr. C, and gave some lovely gifties as well as received some too.  H...

It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad Christmas!

Dec 27, 2010 7 comments

Myself and Mom, in front of the family Christmas Tree. Before I post about the fantabulous costume-related gifts the wonderful people in...

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas! (etc.)

Dec 23, 2010 2 comments

Well folks, as you travel off to various parts of the world, or stay just where you are, here's wishing you a Merry Christmas or Happy H...

Tiniest and Sneekiest Peek - 1960s Mad Christmas Dress

Dec 22, 2010 6 comments

Okay, I was going to keep this secret until Christmas, but I'll give a peek.  It's not the best picture in the world - will have to ...

Regency Christmas at Daughter's Cafe, Reno

Dec 20, 2010 3 comments

First course - mushroom and leek soup, a cheese scone to accompany, and currant juice. This past Saturday evening members of the Great ...

Happy Holiday Friday

Dec 18, 2010 0 comments

I know this weekend is The Weekend of Christmas Parties.  I'm snowed in up here in the mountains, and missing a Steampunk Christmas Par...

Upcoming Projects, Looming Deadlines!

Dec 16, 2010 7 comments

There's just WAY too much on the to-do list, and it gets worse every time I post a "costume analytics," but here's what i...

Costume Modeling with Ron: A Good Send-Off to an OLD dress

Dec 14, 2010 9 comments

Ron's painting, and yours truly.  Photo by Ron Spears This past weekend I did some more costume modeling for Ron and company, this t...

Costume Analytics: Emilie Seriziat's White Muslin Gaulle, 1795.

Dec 13, 2010 12 comments

Welcome back to Costume Analytics.  This week we'll be looking at a beautiful example of a 1795 transitional garment known as a "g...

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