Original gowns examinations

Wishing gown examination

On Thursday, the 7th of September, 2006, I had the great pleasure of being able to examine and take the pattern from an original costume from Hamburg’s ‘Phantom of the Opera’, namely the ‘Blue wishing gown’ that was worn during 1990/1991 by Renée Knapp. As following I will publish my examination results; and also links […]

Examining the Phoenix gown

Note: If you would like to re-create Queen Elizabeth’s ‘Phoenix’ gown from the painting, there’s a reprint of the black fabric with the pearls available here on Spoonflower. The very same design, without the pearls (in case you’d like to add your own…), is available as a reprint here; and also, there’s a cream / […]

Elizabeth – costume exhibit

The following costumes were on Exhibit in Hamburg, Germany, in an electronics super store in 2002. I of course took the chance – and some pictures 😉 Elizabeth (Cate Blanchett) Robert Dudley (Joseph Fiennes)