There has been a revival of Burlesque in the last decade. Playful, old fashioned, individualized, it's sexy but not sexist because the dancers empower themselves with their performances.
There are 500,000+ websites related to sewing historic garb. It's overwhelming. A good place to start if you have all afternoon is (my favorite) The Costumers Manifesto.
Here's a cute picture of one of our new mini-top hats. This was shot at The Big Crafty. We had a good time at the show. Sold a steady stream of smaller items. Definitely would [...]