Andrew Lloyd Webber should write a musical about the world of haute couture, with a songs on high heels: "Stumbleshanks" and millinery: "Impractical Hats"!
elizabethan dress and hair, Queen Elizabeth hat, woman with spider face, spooky black and white photographs, GOTH MACABRE HAUTE COUTURE: JAPANESE MAGAZINE FASHION PHOTOS, TWISTED DISTURBING GHOSTLY IMAGES. STEAMPUNK NEO-VICTORIANA.
Sexy Historical Medieval Renaissance Costume Pattern McCalls Womens Laced Bustier Corset Top 8 stylesl by PatternsFromThePast
Great blog entry about how she made this. I'd love to know (having never made a reeded corset) how much larger she cut the pattern to make up for the way the fabric would draw up once the channels are stuffed. (The Tudor Revolution: Effigy Corset with Reeds)
Lady's Hoops and Bustles Pattern - 1856 - 1900 by Laughing Moon Mercantile, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0015PD8ZS/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Bjedsb08GEKHQ