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Clothing the Low Countries Goes to the Movies!

It's not very often that English language movies are made about our favorite time and place, but this year's Tulip Fever is a rare exception. (It's set in 1636, so close enough.) Based on Deborah Moggach's novel of the same name, the movie follows the tangled love...

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2016: our year in review

Two costumers, 7 questions... 1. Favourite outfit of the year: Margaret My favorite outfit this year is definitely the one I made for Twelfth  Night, 2016. It's my most ambitious project to date. The Hendrick Avercamp painting it is based on is one that I have been...

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Hi, we’re Margaret and Karinne, two women with a mutual joy in the fashions worn by women in Flanders and the Netherlands in the long 16th century. We enjoy puzzling over how Dutch and Flemish women constructed their clothing, especially that strange item known as a huik and the intricately starched headwear which is iconic for this time and place.

Karinne covers 1480 – 1530, whilst Margaret covers the late 1500s into 1610s.

You’ll find our projects, research and theories throughout the site.

Karinne

Karinne

Margaret

Margaret

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