So many components go into creating clothing from the 19th Century. Each Regency, Victorian or Edwardian garment and accessory is built using the same principles of design.
If you’ve studied fashion design you are probably aware of the basics: line, proportion/scale, color and texture. Even if you haven’t received a formal design education you are aware of these basic fundamentals.
But here we go beyond those basics and present the 5 Elements crucial to successful historical costuming. If you want to make a fabulous Victorian or Regency garment, start here and develop the 5 Elements to your specific project.
The overall look of what makes your clothing or costume reflect period fashion.
The KEY to true period fashion is how garments fit the body.
The supplies to create your design.
The physical components of your design.
How to put it all together.
Experiencing 19th Century Fashion in Your 21st Century Life.