As a new official member of the Costumer's Guild West I was able to attend the annual meeting/fashion show on October 8, 2013.
I really miss costumes, the theater and interesting people.
|Darth Vaders mother|
The fashion show was a delightful mix of historically correct garments and fantasy costumes.
|Civil War era|
|Life size American doll|
|Mardi Gras costume|
|Sack back gown|
|Edwardian era ( ? )|
In addition to the meeting and the fashion show members brought in some historical and fanciful reticules.
|Ostrich egg reticule made by an CGW member|
|Two unique reticules from the 1930s|
|Another interesting antique reticule|
This was a display of a recreated military uniform. Although the materials were new the methods used to recreate the uniform were original. I think it is a Russian uniform but, I misplaced my notes on all the interesting costumes at this annual meeting/fashion show :(
The gold braid on the jacket and the feather plume of the helmet were most impressive.
The meeting and the members of Costumer's Guild West were very interesting.
I am looking forward to many more memorable events...
and maybe even wearing a costume!