Collector and curator of historical fashion
Don’t forget your hat! It’s getting warm outside!! This straw beauty is covered in daisies, roses, orange and green leaves, feathers and lots of ribbons! The long ribbons down the back are often referred to as ‘follow me lads’… you can guess why! If you are out and about this summer don’t forget to check out ‘Babes and Bathers: History of the Swimsuit’ at the Kelowna Museum https://www.kelownamuseums.ca/exhibits/babes-and-bathers-the-history-of-the-swimsuit/ and ‘Fashionably Bowen: Island Style’ at the Bowen Island Museum https://bowenislandmuseum.ca/. If you’re in the lower mainland, the lace makers will be at the London Family Farm Day on August 19th http://londonheritagefarm.ca/news/
Hope everyone has a wonderful summer!
It’s wedding season! This magnificent 2 piece ivory silk faille gown was worn in England circa 1876. It is trimmed […]Read more >