Showing posts from July, 2011

1920s Fun at the Ehrman Mansion, Sugarpine Point, Lake Tahoe

Jul 31, 2011 4 comments

On Saturday, four Great Basin Costumers "invaded," as we do, the Sugarpine Living History Day, a mildly 1900-1930s event held at...

Pretty New Vintage Things to Admire ...

Jul 29, 2011 0 comments

Two new items for your consideration, now available in my Etsy shop : A beautiful, handmade Edwardian reticule. The first is an Edwardi...

Costume Fly-By - Worth 1870

Jul 28, 2011 5 comments

Worth, 1870.  Fancy Dress Harem Pants.  Oh yes please!  From the Met

Devonshire and Georgiana Size Chart Updates

Jul 27, 2011 5 comments

I know I'm hitting you guys over the head with shoes lately, but we've been eating, sleeping, and breathing shoes here, and I feel ...

Costume Fly-By - 1872 AquaPoof

Jul 25, 2011 11 comments

1872, from the Met.  Look at all....the...ruffly organza...and...bows...and ruffles...oh my.

"Devonshire" Leather 18th Century Shoes on the Horizon...

Jul 20, 2011 5 comments

Most of you already know that a leather 18th century colonial shoe will be released for pre-ordering on August 1 , just 13 days away!  Th...

A Revolutionary Ice Cream Social

Jul 19, 2011 3 comments

This past Sunday a small group of Great Basin Costumers got together to play dress up and eat ice cream.  The theme was 18th century,  rough...

Addressing Width Issues in the Georgiana 18th c. Shoes

Jul 18, 2011 16 comments

Hi Ladies (and Gents),    I wanted to drop you a line and let you know that I'm working out what happened with the width of the Georgi...

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