Category Archives: Costume

Oh dear…

…MAY was the last time I blogged. This is not a good state of affairs. So what’s been keeping me off the internet over the last few months? Well, it turns out that hours of bus commuting to college and … Continue reading

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Royal Opera House

Months ago I decided to be a bit cheeky and apply for some work experience at the Royal Opera House. I wasn’t sure what the chances of being allocated a placement were, afterall I’m not studying costume, but I figured … Continue reading

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I spy with my little eye…

…another tutu! Back in the autumn last year I went to what has been affectionately nicknamed ‘tutu school’: Two weekends in a row playing with net, cotton, and lycra. I ended up with a lovely purple net and floral silk … Continue reading

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Valentino: Master of Couture

What’s a girl to do to lift her spirits in the grey and dreary weather – why go and look at beautiful clothes of course! Not having the bank balance to peruse the best Bond Street has to offer (but … Continue reading

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News catchup

I’ve been silent on my news pages for some time. Apologies for this…Its actually not due to a lack of news, but just I’ve been short on time to write about it! This autumn has been a steep learning curve … Continue reading

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Costume for the Ballet

At the moment I’m learning to make tutus, so I’ve been researching ballet costume like mad. Its quite a specalist skill to make a dance costume, and there are lots of little tricks of the trade that are used to … Continue reading

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