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British Costume

Mantua - Possible Court Gown: ca. 1740's British (London), damask and brocaded silk, metallic embroidery.

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"Beefeaters" - Tower Warders in ceremonial 'Tudor State' dress (their day uniform is 'undress blue'). The 'Ravenmaster' feeds raw meat to the resident ravens at The Tower daily, making them the 'real beefeaters'.

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Lining Techniques from The Great British Sewing Bee Book 4

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from V and A Collections

Pair of shoes

Pair of women's shoes, Britain, 1720-30, silk brocade and leather, silk ribbon.

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Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, in the uniform of the 10th Hussars…

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Thinking of 1960s style for costumes/set design. Could tie that into poster design, not a necessity though

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Blackadder II - my favourite of the Blackadder series.

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Pride and Prejudice- Darcy and Elizabeth. Much as I love Bridget Jones Diary they just dumbed down the relationship way too much, though I get it was loosely based on it but still.

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Great article here about the meaning of the animal skull masks/costumes and their traditions in British folk culture.

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