If you are having an event in your community, a school history event, or are even looking for an original Halloween costume, consider a look from the past as an interesting as well as fascinating option. Our women's historic costume collection includes looks from Ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire, and the Renaissance as just some of the styles from the very distant past. For a trip to more recent past history, we have Flapper looks, Go-Go styles, as well as 1950's Poodle skirts, just to name a few. The quickest and easiest way to really get into a historic character is with the appropriate costume. Take a fast trip into the past by visiting our Women's Historic Costume collection!
Any event in history can be reenacted for fun, for educational reasons and also for entertainment purposes. Dressing up as a character from history is a hands on way to not only learn about someone who lived as part of the past, but to also get a taste of what their lifestyle may have been like by actually wearing a part of their wardrobe. Reading and learning about historical figures is one thing, reenacting their lives and pretending to be them is quite another. Throughout history, various fashions and trends have come and gone and spoke volumes about the people who wore them. Some historic fashions were utilitarian and functional, serving a specific purpose to the wearer. Other styles were more of a reflection of social status and affluence. Learning about historic fashion and style is a fun way to rediscover history and the lives of those who wore them. Recreating one of these past history looks is a super quick and easy way to literally become one of these unique characters for yourself.