Debut 2010, FIDM Los Angeles: FIDM’s annual DEBUT Runway Show attracts nearly 10,000 people over three days and features designs by graduating students in FIDM’s Fashion Design and Theatre Costume Design Advanced Study programs, as well as work from Interior Design, Digital Media, and Textile Design students. (via)

Notes: This show’s theme was “Ascot Races”.








Flower Drum Song (2002 Revival), Center Theatre Group October 2001: A traditional Chinese bride is brought to San Francisco to marry an assimilating son who exasperates his old-world father by chasing after an Americanized nightclub singer, in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical adaptation of C.Y. Lee’s novel. (via)

Notes: Designer Greg Barnes

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Rhinoceros, Cal Arts: Over the course of three acts, the inhabitants of a small, provincial French town turn into rhinoceroses; ultimately the only human who does not succumb to this mass metamorphosis is the central character, Bérenger, a flustered everyman figure who is criticized throughout the play for his drinking and tardiness. (via)

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Tartuffe, UCLA TFT: Molière wrote Tartuffe, originally entitled Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur (Tartuffe the Imposter) in 1664. In the play, Orgon, a wealthy Parisian patriarch falls under the influence of a self-righteous hypocrite named Tartuffe. (via)

Notes: These caps were period correct copies made from batiste, organdy and lace.

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Jay and E and the Zig Zag Sea – Storytime, Kaiser Permanente ET

Notes: This hat based on the illustrations in “The Magic Hat” was custom built from pulled felt and needled felt.

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I built this headdress of French beaded flowers, made from modern and antique beads, to compliment the embroidered motifs on the gown.B Wedding Headpiece 1 BWB Wedding Headpiece 1 C