Thursday, May 10, 2018

Spot the outfit in the book! Clothing Featured in How to Marry a Werewolf: Hats, Dresses and Men in Uniform by Gail Carriger


Want to play a rousing game of spot that outfit in Gail's book?

In How to Marry a Werewolf I feature a number of fashionable items, I thought you might want to see them ahead of time so you can try and spot them as you read.

So with the book releasing this weekend, here you go!

On Faith...


Walking suit, American, circa 1890-95. Wool, silk taffeta.
Mint Museum

1890 ca. Boater Hat English Straw, silk, by Lincoln Bennett and Company's Hats.
museumofcostume.co.uk

Raudnitz & Co. evening dress, 1897
From the Musee Galliera

Punch 1895 - History of the bicycle
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rouff ca. 1897 | French
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
I love this last one because it so perfectly goes with How to Marry a Werewolf.



On Teddy...

Walking dress L'Art et la Mode 1894 N°47 Marie de Solar

1895 Ballgown by House of Worth Paris,
the Bruce Museum



On Channing (in the past)...


Player's Cigarettes "Regimental Uniforms, Second Series" (issued in 1914) #52
Coldstream Guards ~ Light Infantry Company, 1793

Peninsula 1812 1_The Honourable W Dawson 1st Foot Guards 2_Daniel Mackinnon,
Coldstream Guards 3_The Honourable Orlando Bridgeman 1st Foot Guards



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Steampunk, Retro Jewelry, Makeup, Retro Clothes, Lifestyle


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1 comment:

  1. Delightful. It's actually rather hard for me to imagine Channing in anything other than military uniform for some reason...

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