Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

To find what you are looking for you need to know what it is or what its called. So I decided to make this easy keyword post. This will help you know what words you can use when you search for clothes. This is not all fabrics, necklines and words there is. But this is … Continue reading Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

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Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2

Petticoat school – Part 1

For those who don't know what a petticoat is: In historical contexts (sixteenth to mid-nineteenth centuries), petticoat refers to any separate skirt worn with a gown, bed gown, bodice or jacket; these petticoats are not, strictly speaking, underwear, as they were made to be seen. In both historical and modern contexts, petticoat refers to skirt-like undergarments worn for warmth … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 1