Costume College 2016

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: Accessories, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Where to start? I have just returned from this year’s Costume College, put on by the Costumer’s Guild West, and held at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, California. Nearly 400 attendees, dressed in every type of costume imaginable (and some highly unimaginable) gather each year at the end of July. We come to [...]

Costume College 2015

By | August 21st, 2015|Categories: Ball Gowns, Civil War, Customer's Ball Gowns, Destinations, Edwardian Era, Fashion, Old West, Pioneer Dress, Polonaise, Roaring 20s, Steampunk, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Sue McDonald   Costume College - Whirlwind of Classes and Special Events   If you haven’t heard about Costume College, then you haven’t been paying attention! After hearing about it for years, a friend convinced me to enroll last year, and I am now positively addicted to the excitement, the many opportunities for learning [...]

Sue Attends Costume College 2014

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Written by Sue McDonald   I have written before about plans to go to this year’s Costume College, and now I have been there. Even two weeks after the fact it is hard to express how joyful, exciting, and inspiring the weekend was. Costume College, sponsored by Costumer’s Guild West, has been going on for [...]