This Sunday is the GBACG Costumers’ Bazaar. I have been doing a massive clean out of my costume-related paraphernalia… money is tight, and if I’m going to keep affording this costuming habit, it’s out with the old so I can be in with the new! Lots of people have been posting on the GBACG list about the fabulous stuff they’ll be selling; my list includes:
- 1860s day dress
- handsewn silk lampas 1740s jacket
- stripey Regency evening gown
- 1830s day dress
- Regency spencer
- vintage patterns
- costume patterns, including various Simplicity mid-Victorian and some Truly Victorian
- vintage clothes (men’s & women’s)
- books, including: Fashions of a Decade: The 1940s; Ackermann’s Costume Plates: Women’s Fashions in England, 1818-1828; Eighteenth-Century French Fashion Plates in Full Color: 64 Engravings from the “Galerie des Modes,” 1778-1787; Fashions and Costumes from Godey’s Lady’s Book; Paris Fashions of the 1890s; Women Who Ruled: Queens, Goddesses, Amazons in Renaissance and Baroque Art; Fashion Plates in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Fashion in Colors; Victorian Fashion in America: 264 Vintage Photographs; French Fashion Plates of the Romantic Era in Full Color: 120 Plates from the “Petit Courrier des Dames,” 1830-34; Masterpiece Theatre: A Celebration of 25 Years of Outstanding Television; 80 Godey’s Full-Color Fashion Plates, 1838-1880; The Gallery of Fashion; My Likeness Taken: Daguerreian Portraits in America; Dress & Cloak Cutter: Women’s Costume 1877-1882; 1940s Hairstyles; X, a Decade of Collecting, 1965-1975, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 8-June 29, 1975; Textiles for Early Victorian / Late Victorian Clothing (Sally Queen swatch books); and more!
- Fabric – lots of wools, some silk and cotton
- costume DVDs/Blu-Ray
- and more!
So, if you’re interested in poking around and getting some great deals, come on by and check us out!