Besser Museum’s Season of Light

By | December 27th, 2014|Categories: Ball Gowns, Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , |

  By Donna Klein   On the northern edge of Alpena, not far from the Thunder Bay River, is a gem of Northeast Michigan called the Besser Museum.  Named for Jesse Besser, a pioneer in modern concrete technology, the museum is home to a variety of exhibits.   Each year, the museum hosts a "Season [...]

Slatington Ball

By | June 26th, 2014|Categories: Ball Gowns, Civil War, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|

This year Recollections will be one of the proud sponsors of the Slatington Ball, an event which happens only once every 25 years. The ball will take place on Friday, August 15th, at the Diamond Fire Company Social Hall. This year will be special because the ball will be the culmination of the 150th anniversary [...]

Ball Gowns

By | October 3rd, 2012|Categories: Ball Gowns, Civil War, Customer's Ball Gowns, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

If you have photos to share, please send your photos to Barb at sales@recollections.biz. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Marsha from Indiana writes: "Hi Barb, Attached are a few photos for you to choose from.   The first one was taken of me in the living room of our home in Rockport, Indiana.  It is a little dark.    The rest [...]

Attending a Victorian Ball

By | June 2nd, 2011|Categories: Ball Gowns|Tags: , , , , , , |

As part of the upcoming Durango Heritage Celebration this October, we have just received formal invitations to attend a Grand Victorian Ball. The theme of the ball will be "150 Years: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War." Although all forms of Victorian and Edwardian dress will be permitted, I suspect [...]