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American Duchess: Historical Costuming

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How to be a Boss at Research - Part 4

29 March 2017

How to be a Boss at Research Part 4: Secondary Sources - Rules of Engagement.Hey Ya'll! Here we are at Part 4 of this series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) on how to be a Boss at Research....

Royal Vintage - Deco Darling Collection Now on Pre-Order!

24 March 2017

Hello Darlings!We are super excited to announce that our sister company Royal Vintage has released the newest collection line for Pre-Order (Delivery in early June)! It's named...

How to be a Boss at Research - Part 3

22 March 2017

How to be a Boss at Research Part 3: Rules of Engagement - Primary SourcesAlright, kids, we're here. Part 3 of what appears to be a very long series about researching historic dress....

1820s Green Dress - Basic Measurements and Sleeve Examination

20 March 2017

Hey Everyone!Abby here with another post about the 1820s Green Silk Lustring Dress that has recently come into my possession. (You can read about how I got the dress here. If you're...