Historically Inspired

Here are my historically inspired pieces. They range from medieval times to nineteenth century pieces. These take inspiration, patterns and silhouettes that are period accurate, but are constructed with modern materials and techniques.

Robe à l’Anglaise, 18th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

Robe à l’Anglaise, 18th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

1871 Evening Dress, 19th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

1871 Evening Dress, 19th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

1871 Evening Dress, 19th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

1871 Evening Dress, 19th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

1871 Evening Dress, 19th century. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

Medieval inspired dress. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

Medieval inspired dress. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

Medieval inspired dress. Photo credit to Raquel Gaspar.

18th century stays and chemise. Stays pattern by American Duchess.

19th century undergarments: chemise, corset, elliptical crinoline and petticoats. Chemise pattern by Simplicity, corset pattern by Redthreaded and crinoline pattern by Truly Victorian.