Posts Tagged ‘costume’

The Well-Dressed Bullfighter

September 13, 2018

If you have a date with a charging 1,300-pound-bull, wearing flip-flops and cargo shorts won’t do. You need a custom-made traje de luces, a suit of lights. Antonio Lopez Fuentes of Madrid’s Fermin Tailor Shop explains. His family has been outfitting matadors for 55 years.

Video from GreatBigStory.

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Getting Dressed

March 6, 2018

How wealthy women were dressed — by others — in the 18th century: Shift, stays, petticoats, pockets, roll, stockings and garters, gown and stomacher, apron and shoes. That’s right, no knickers.

From the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Liverpool. More here.

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