5 Movie Favorites that Span the Edwardian Era

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Entertainment, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do costumers do it? It has to be hard enough to design for a production that spans a short period of time let alone one that spans multiple eras. Here are a few favorite movies that show the evolution of fashion through the Edwardian era.  Other fashion eras are highlighted, too. It is fascinating to [...]

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of My Fair Lady

By | February 4th, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of My Fair Lady   It's an exciting time for the Rogers City (Michigan) Community Theatre (RCCT). I've been involved with RCCT for more nine years as an actor, director, and techie. The Lerner and Loewe musical, My Fair Lady came up every year as the group [...]

Legends of Fashion – Christian Dior

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   When we think of Christian Dior today, perfume, makeup, and accessories come to mind, as well as a fashion label that has been successful for nearly 60 years. World War II brought austerity measures to every industry, even fashion. Once the conflict ended, women were ready to shed the masculine look [...]