Showing posts from November, 2014

Advertise in December!

Nov 30, 2014 0 comments

Do you have a costume-related business that needs a boost over this holiday season? Why not try an advert here on the American Duchess b...

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Nov 29, 2014 0 comments

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And Now...The American Duchess "Silver Belles" SALE!

Nov 28, 2014 0 comments

Ladies, and accompanying Gentlemen, it's time to kick off the Winter festivities with a SALE ! We have new styles just come in, resto...

1860s Purple People Eater - Finished, Just Barely! and the Magic of Gored Skirts

Nov 27, 2014 8 comments

This past Tuesday I was in a mad rush to finish the day version of my 1860s purple gown , just in time for the tree lighting ceremony downto...

Preview Pages from the Bellas Hess 1917-18 Winter Catalogue

Nov 20, 2014 20 comments

I recently received a number of vintage and antique catalogs, from my good friend Lady Carolyn. Most of them - Delineators, McCalls, Bella...

1860s Purple People Eater Ballgown Bodice - Musings

Nov 13, 2014 14 comments

In my mad rush to get three pieces of 1860s attire (and let's not even think about the accessories) done in time for a bevy of upcoming ...

Progress on the 1860s "Purple People Eater" Gown

Nov 12, 2014 11 comments

I have a million things going at the moment, and two major projects on the table, with all their various bits and bobs and parts and bodices...

First Exclusive 1920s Shoes "Harlow" Coming Friday!

Nov 10, 2014 0 comments

Ladies, it's time to announce the winners of the first "Exclusives" cycle.  We've affectionately named them "Harlo...

Introducing American Duchess "Exclusives"

Nov 6, 2014 1 comments

I've been a bit quiet lately, but it's because we've been planning some really...*really*... cool stuff for you guys, and workin...

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