Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society

By | May 4th, 2015|Categories: Ball Gowns, Edwardian Era, Steampunk, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society?   The Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society (PEERS) is a non-profit corporation based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The organization is dedicated to remembering, researching, and re-creating the performing arts of the past. Their goals include producing and sponsoring original and re-creations of [...]

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 [...]

Durango & Silverton Train Ride

By | September 21st, 2011|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , |

The mountain air is crisp in the early October morning and we can see our own breath as we make our way into the historic train station in Durango, Colorado. Today we (about 200 Victorian-clad time travelers) will board a special run of the Durango and Silverton railroad as one of the events during the [...]

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 [...]