Wilcox's Dictionary of Costume
i recently picked up Ruth Turner Wilcox's Dictionary of Costume at my work.
perusing it provides long lazy moments of entertainment and i thought you guys might enjoy a little peep inside.
the illustrations are totally captivating.
i want to create an entire wardrobe from these drawings.
this little sailor outfit just might be my favorite right now. i am fickle though, my favorite might be a french striped 1920's bathing suit too.
many different periods:
and good information for someone interested in the way our clothing is (and has been) made.
see anything you'd love to wear?