I am always flabbergasted by her beautiful handmade historical costumes as well as drool worthy collection of vintage clothing. I knew she would be the perfect person to give us all some tips on how to get started with Victorian costuming, especially the s during the Civil War. Here is her guide:. Now, you want to dress up as well and join their ranks. What do you do?
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Dolores's interest in fashion history dates from her teenage years when vintage apparel was widely available in thrift stores. The clothing worn during the American Civil War — is a popular costume for Halloween and for Civil War reenactors. In general, the fashions worn before and during the Civil War are Victorian styles, but the clothing worn by women in the Confederate States take on a slightly different consideration. Cotton was produced in the American South, but the textile mills that manufactured fabric were located in the northern states.