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Links for Costume and Fashion History

A general list of fashion, costume and craft related sites to visit.

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 Costume History Sites

Vintage Clothes & Dress Patterns

Sister Sites

Costumer's Manifesto - the very best

The La Couturière Parisienne - Marquise new name for the site above sometimes known as Pompadour or - great site to browse fashion plate pictures.

The Milieux Costume Site

Lisa's Pages - Computer Drawn Costume Sketches

The Costume Gallery basic info is free, but new fee entry to extensive library.

See and buy marvellous images - great 1960s photographs at

Film archives at

Victorian Rituals

Free History Clip Art

 If you like 1980's music this may be the music site for you

Costume, antique textiles, shawls and accessories from a trusted UK dealer.

Tangerine Boutique

Children's Clothing

Lulu - Vintage Store

Sydneys Vintage Clothing


Barton and Barton


Punk history of Canada

Natasha's Punk Clothing





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Brand Info

Beauty Sites

 Fashion & Beauty Blogs

Next UK  

Christian Dior


John Frieda

Nicky Clarke's

Perfume History Museum

 Beauty Trends



  Ashley's Blog

Fashion Incubator

Blog About Hats

Blogspot -  Fashion Worlds

Beauty Matters

Helsinki Street Fashion Blog

Lulu's Vintage

Freelance Journalist - Karen Higginbottom of London writes newspaper and online articles on Global Beauty Spas, Personnel and Career Matters


General Shopping

Fashion Links

Web Magazines & Related Concepts

Clarks Village Factory Shop  

Linton Tweeds

UK  Sizeup Plus Sizes

Plus Sizes at Box 2 - website and shops info.

Wedding and other shopping at

Wholesale Fleece

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Designer Knit Hats


Swimwear brands and stores

Fashion Fabrics Club

Affordable Maternity Clothing

 There are so many costume sites that I suggest you visit the Costumer's Manifesto /Costumes.Org where you will find the very best selection of a wide range of Costume, Theatrical and Fashion links. by Kristi


Vogue and Glamour Great daily fashion and gosssip web reports

 Textile Web

Fashion Information

Fashion show collection by young designer


Patterns from the Past: vintage, retro and modern sewing patterns.

Bonnie Holden's Paper Dolls

Dress up Games Cartoon Dolls

Costume for Amateur Dramatics and Re-enactment

  Image Consultants

Hats & Special Costume

Poppiswim Retro Swimwear Boutique where all sorts of costume can be bought.

Shirley Eborn UK Costume Maker

Costume Hire in Midlands UK All Eras

Leather know how for 1940's Re-enactors



For interesting fashion and grooming newsletters try fashion for real women

Maternity Wear

Spectacles at



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Sara's Parasols

Lady Diane Hats

For plastic hat blocks Carol Marston's

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UK Costume Resources

Other Resources


Gallery of English Costume Manchester

Fashion Research Centre Bath

 Museum of Costume Assembly Rooms Bath

National Museums of Scotland

Paisley Museum and Art Gallery

State Apartments and Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection Kensington, London

Victoria and Albert Museum London

York Castle Museum

World War 2 Style Entertainment from Jill Daniels

Courtauld Institute


Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery

Bowes Museum Durham

Kelvingrove Art Gallery Scotland

Cecil Higgins Art Gallery Bedford

Welsh Life Folk Museum St. Fagans and other Welsh Museums UK

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Tate Gallery

How to Choose Your First Bras

Fashion Design Info on Schools USA

Pearls Plus Freshwater Pearls

  Glitterbug Vintage and Costume Jewelry

Wide Selection of Beads

History of Silver

World Gold Council Organization Includes Gold History

Ruby Lane Victorian Pieces

Joan Rivers

Yifat Aharoni At Ruby Lane Shops

Julia Hutchins

Birmingham link to the Jewellery Quarter

For beautiful handcrafted ceramic jewellery try the work of Designer Claire Scawn.

Vintage Photos or Art Repros

Tuition Graphics Software

Craft Sites and Supplies

See and buy great 1960s photographs at


Art Nouveau Holiday House Accommodation in Scotland  for Design Summer Courses in  Milan

Jasc Paint Shop Pro 7 the software I use for fashion-era graphics Web Design Info

Great Free Clipart From Christians Unite


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Bonnie Holden's Paper Dolls

Wonderful Boutique Dolls at MrCouture

Both of these sites offer a great way to display doll fashions

 Free 480-page Art Supply Catalog!

For art supplies shop for Best sellers at!

British Toy and Hobby Association

  Head and Neck Cancer Link sites

  Personal Cancer Diary

Computer Training Excellent UK site related to oral cancers and reconstructive dentistry.  Forum.

Acor Listserv Head and Neck Cancer forum list and advice.

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Detailed radiotherapy burn photographs from my own experience of this cancer can be found below at    2 Weeks After Head and Neck Radiotherapy Treatment - Radiation Burn Pictures

6 pages describing my experience of occult primary head and neck cancer with emphasis on radiotherapy as a treatment. Pictures of radiotherapy burns from severe to healed.



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Computer Performance Ltd

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Custom Search looks at women's costume and fashion history and analyses the mood of an era. Changes in technology, leisure, work, cultural and moral values, homelife and politics have all contributed to lifestyle trends which influence the clothes we wear. These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period. can take no responsibility for the information above and any outcome which may cause you error, loss or costs incurred from use of the information and links either directly or indirectly.

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