By Marjorie Magazine, Photos Courtesy of Caleigh Allen In 2020 Caleigh Allen found herself browsing through a thrift store when like out of her past a familiar sight appeared in the shape of a flowy 1970’s vintage piece: Felicity Merriman’s very own dress. It wasn’t the exact dress, although the floral resemblances between the dress… Read More Meet Caleigh: An American Girl Vintage Challenge
By Darlene Alvarez, Features Editor There’s no doubt by now that you’ve seen and heard of the latest Netflix sensation, The Queen’s Gambit. At first glance, a seven-episode spread on chess doesn’t seem like it would be a thrill ride, or even enough to keep me awake. And I’m happy to say I couldn’t have… Read More The Queen’s Gambit is a Masterful Game in Storytelling
By Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Photos Courtesy of Lauren Stowell and via American Duchess Originally published in Roaring Twenties: An Encore (2020) Being a historical costumer, I know that one of the hardest components to find is historical footwear. One can learn to sew to make the actual garb but not many of us are… Read More American Duchess: An Interview with Lauren Stowell
Story and Photos by Katie Licata Could you imagine exploring The Fontainebleau lobby in 1960, or walking down the street in 1950’s Atlanta? I had the immense privilege to do that for a couple of days in 2019 as a background actor on two period television shows; The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Lovecraft Country. I… Read More Behind the Scenes of Being a Period Background Actor
By Darlene Alvarez As the dog days of summer wind down, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a good book. The air gets cooler and home feels cozier when it’s time to reach for a soft blanket and whip up a hot mug of tea to pair with your reading, and you couldn’t… Read More Books to Enjoy with the Changing Seasons
By Sabrina Cardoso, Style Editor Charles Frederick Worth is known today as “The Father of Haute Couture”. Born in 1825 in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England to William and Ann Worth. He was one of five siblings, with only himself and his brother William surviving to maturity. His father left the family in 1836 after ruining their… Read More Worth: The Man with the Most Beautiful Gowns in the World
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