My name is Izabela and I am a costume addict…
I run a business specialising in historical costumes, Prior Attire and its sister branch, Prior Engagement ( all things bridal). We also cater to the Steampunk market, as well as delving into conceptual art projects – lots of fantasy fun there!

This blog will bring the branches together, posting about new projects events and other exciting adventures from the world of costuming, costume design, sewing techniques etc. I will also be posting articles on how to recreate different looks Β from different periods( most of them previously published on Your Wardrobe Unlock’d or Foundations Revealed websites), from Anglo Saxon to Edwardian.
So if you are as helplessly addicted to the stuff as I am, welcome on board!


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  1. Your blog has been such a huge help in researching my latest novel. Thank you. If you’ve not seen it, there’s a book you might find interesting: Daily Life in the Middle Ages by Paul B. Newman. Also, I wonder if you’ve seen this:


    Anyway, thanks again for being such a superb resource. Your passion for the subject is evident.

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