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www.freewebtown.com /best4halloween/costume.html   (593 words)

  costume. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Egyptian costume evolved into a highly decorative mode of dress characterized by the use of fluted linen, of jewelry (especially the beaded yoke collar), and of cosmetics and perfume; the wig was also worn.
Women’s costume became graceful and pastoral; the pointed bodice, tightly laced, was finished with a triangular scarf, or fichu, at the neck, and sleeves were ruffled at the elbow.
Women’s costume, which at this period became extremely formal, was gradually softened into a romantic look (as in portraits by Gainsborough) that anticipated the Empire style.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/costume.html   (1870 words)

 Superman's Costume
The origin of Superman's costume has been treated inconsistently in the chronicles, although there is virtually unanimous agreement among the texts that the costume is as indestructible as the Man of Steel himself.
By the early 1950s, however, the texts have begun to describe Superman's costume as having been fashioned by Martha Kent out of the colored blankets she and her husband found wrapped around the infant Superman when he arrived on Earth in a rocket from the doomed planet Krypton.
Although Superman's costume is still described as having been fashioned from a fiber of Krypton, this cloth is now said to have acquired its indestructibility just as Superman acquired his super-powers - as the result of having been transported from the planet Krypton to the vastly different environment of Earth.
theages.superman.ws /Encyclopaedia/costume.php   (945 words)

 Finnish National Costume
Finnish national costumes are replicas of the festive attire commonly worn in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Mouhijärvi costume is a typical western Finnish costume, featuring a high collared smock, striped skirt, vertically striped apron and shortbacked bodice with thin shoulder straps, and white socks and fl shoes.
The costume is worn with a "tykkimyssy" cap and a fl jacket of woollen fabric with a patterned weave.
virtual.finland.fi /finfo/english/puvuteng.html   (1185 words)

The costume, a flimsy witch's outfit worn by children (and sometimes adults) at Halloween, is the subject of a test case in a protracted and widely watched dispute between a U.S. costume manufacturer and an importer.
The costume, a flimsy witch's outfit worn by children at Halloween, is the subject of a test case in a protracted and widely watched dispute between a U.S. manufacturer and an importer.
The two main importing countries of the costumes are Canada and U.K. Comparing the costumes’ import and export proportions, one understands why the U.S. costume manufacturers are concerned about the changes in the import policy (the huge value of the costumes’ import certainly threatens the domestic manufacturers' vitality and competitiveness).
www.american.edu /TED/costume.htm   (3862 words)

Make sure your costume is comfortable as well as spooky; you may be wearing it for several hours.
Costumes that are oversized and pant legs that are too long pose a danger of tripping.
Create feet and paws for animal costumes with old tube socks, mittens and gloves by glueing "nails" cut from felt or painting toes and pads on the bottom.
www.canoe.ca /Halloween/dressingup.html   (790 words)

 Costume Design
Creative collaboration among the costume designer, the director and the set and lighting designers ensures that the costumes are smoothly integrated into the production as a whole.
Costume designers begin their work by reading the script to be produced.
The costume plot is a list or chart that shows which characters appear in each scene, what they are wearing and their overall movement throughout the play.
www.aact.org /people/costumedesigner.html   (434 words)

 The International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costume / Comité Internationale pour des Musées et des ...
The Costume Committee of ICOM is a forum for Museum personnel committed to the study, interpretation and preservation of all aspects of apparel.
Costume, being made largely of textiles, has a limited life and requires special treatment if it is to survive even in an ideal museum with specialised staff.
Our aim was to provide a quick reference for busy curators, many of whom were suddenly given responsibility for costume without any training, for volunteers working in museums, as well as to support trained costume curators who found their standards under treat from new management oblivious to the fragility of costume.
dept.kent.edu /museum/link/icom.html   (5130 words)

Third: pirate costumes are not technically Period, but it is a touchy area, as many of our patrons are expecting to see them.
Most costume designers will look at anything, and if they can't approve it, they'll be happy to give suggestions for an alternative.
In addition to The Costumer's Manifesto, the following sites are wonderful examples of the wit and wisdom of costumers, as well as containing some good tips and tricks for my fellow surly stitchers.
jackytappet.tripod.com /barfcostume.html   (1802 words)

 The Costume Gallery
The Costume Classroom is where you can take online classes about costume.
You can give a class or a Library Subscription as a gift to a family member or friend.
The Courtyard is a place to have fun with costume.
www.costumegallery.com   (319 words)

 Costume-ConNections - Costume-Con Awards
In addition to these divisions, costumes can be either Original (inspired by a book, song, movie or the imagination of the designer), or Recreation (based on a specific costume worn in a movie, tv show, comic book, book cover, or other source that is verifiable).
Workmanship awards are given for attention to detail on a particular portion of the costume entry, or for the costume entry in its entirety, and is judged prior to the Masquerade.
Interpretation is defined as a costume which uses a history period as a basis for design, but may use alternate pieces (sleeves from one style of dress, skirt treatment from another, bodice from a third), alternate fabrics, or a combination of both.
www.costume-con.org /CClink/awards.shtml   (1212 words)

 ZOOM . activities . do . Halloween Costumes | PBS Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The robot costume is made out of one large cardboard box for the body, and a small cardboard box taped on top of the large box for the head.
The top of the milk carton is made from the flaps you cut off the box that are taped together to form a tent shape and then taped to the top of the box.
The TV costume is made out of one large cardboard box with a hole cut in the front for the screen.
pbskids.org /zoom/activities/do/halloweencostumes.html   (546 words)

 The cost of a Halloween costume (Page 1 of 3)
While that might not pass for a word, the store managers, costume buyers and owners of famous costume shops we spoke with did utter a single word to describe this year's hottest costume.
Costume retailers expect pirate costumes to be the big sellers this year with kids and adults alike.
Since costumes usually exclude pirate accessories such as hats and weapons, be sure to budget for any extras you'll need to complete the costume.
www.bankrate.com /brm/news/pf/Halloween_costumesa1.asp   (444 words)

 Romanian folk costume
This is a basic Balkan man's costume largely uninfluenced by fashions from west or east.
Added to the local costume is the latest fashion in blouses and footwear such as white lacy blouses in Maramureş and platform shoes or stilettos, in both regions.
Certain items of costume, specific to occupations, are still worn, for example men working in the forestry industry wear the wide leather belts (chimir), usually now over a T-shirt and jeans.
www.eliznik.org.uk /RomaniaPortul/index.htm   (1446 words)

 da hulaman's running costume page
I started running in costume in 1985 when I dressed up for the Bay to Breakers in flower leis.
The race was still small compared to today, there were only 30,000 participants of which 10% were also in costume.
There are a lot of costumed races around the world, find costume run near you by checking the Costume Runs List, and then send in your photo so I can post it.
www.hulaman.com /costumes/intro.html   (255 words)

 Ren Faire: Costumes
For the avid costumer, Patterns of Fashion: c1560-1620 by Janet Arnold is an immense resource, however it is not for the faint-of-heart or the novice costumer.
The out-of-print English Costuming in the Age of Elizabeth by Iris Brooke contains a number of lovely plates but little in the way of common workers.
Medieval Costume in England and France : The 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries by Mary G. Houston.
www.renfaire.com /Costume   (0 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Guise and Dolls
Later she she felt better, so she got into her costume, which her husband had never seen.
She spots a figure wearing her husband's costume, and a bit of dancing and wickedly persuasive moonlight leads to her romancing its wearer in the back seat of a parked car.
She decided to go to the party after all, and it occurred to her that, since her husband didn't know what costume she was wearing, she'd be able to see how he behaved when she wasn't around.
www.snopes.com /risque/mistaken/costume.asp   (816 words)

 costume jewelry
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hometown.aol.com /jewellby/costume-jewelry.html   (360 words)

 Fine Arts, UBC Library. Web Resources in Costume
The Costume Gallery "A central location on the web for costume and fashion".
Costume Society of America "advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance", offering information on the annual symposium, study tours, awards and scholarships, links to regional websites, and more.
International Costumers' Guild "...a worldwide organization of costume professionals and hobbyists chartered "to promote the educational, cultural, literary, artistic, and theatrical advancement of costume design and construction..."
www.library.ubc.ca /finearts/COSTUME.html   (0 words)

 Costume Idea Zone
So put on a costume that is packed with a punch to keep the crowds laughing at this year’s big event.
There is a reason why costume favorites continue to appear year after year; kids and adults simply love them.
And a lot of the traditional Halloween costumes are easy to assemble from the convenience of your own closet or by buying inexpensive items from the local drug store or costume shop.
www.costumeideazone.com /index.htm   (903 words)

 costume   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A few generous costume stores and costume designers have offered to provide support to individuals participating in the GMDVP Provincetown Birdman.
Designing a costume or building a craft, especially with the support of friends can be a lot of fun.
Once the project is finished and you have made your flight attempt in the GMDVP Provincetown Birdman, you and those who help build and design the costume/craft will have something to be proud of and a lot of great memories.
www.gmdvp.org /pages/costume.htm   (498 words)

The Costume Committee of ICOM is a forum for museum professionals committed to the study, interpretation and preservation of all aspects of apparel.
Participation in the committee is open to those who wish to share their expertise in research projects, exhibitions, conservation, storage techniques, etc. Information is disseminated through the projects of working groups, bibliographies, newsletters and the publication of selected research projects.
Le Comité pour les musées et collections du costume constitue un forum pour les professionnels chargés de l'étude, de l'interprétation et de la préservation de tous les aspects du vêtement.
icom.museum /international/costume.html   (200 words)

 Clothing and Costume Links
Costume and Dress in the Late 12th Century
Palace Attire and Garments: The Costumes of the Sultans
A new theory on the costumes of the Oseberg Queen and her attendant
moas.atlantia.sca.org /topics/clot.htm   (1560 words)

 Costume Party Ideas from Evite
Not only will these costume accessories lend atmosphere to your party, but you can also tell guests that they can borrow them in case they forgot to wear a costume or want to add some finishing touches to what they're wearing.
Instead of a traditional costume party where guests wear whatever they like, try hosting a theme costume party, where you pick a theme and then tell your guests the type of costume you’d like them to wear.
A costume contest is the standard activity at a costume party.
www.evite.com /app/cms/ideas/costume-party   (626 words)

 WWW-VL History Index. Costume
The Textiles and Costumes Institute of the Houston Museum of Fine Arts
Costume Chronicles: Women and the Story of Their Fashions
Costumes of all Nations - Earliest Times to the 19th Century
vlib.iue.it /history/topical/costume.html   (834 words)

 Costume and Textiles Subject Guide - Humanities & Social Sciences - University Library - UC Davis
The Cornell Costume Collection "includes more than 9,000 items of apparel dating from the eighteenth century to the present, as well as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costume." This website includes a searchable catalog of items in the collection (some include images) as well as an on-line gallery of Collection highlights.
An extensive list of hundreds of links for all aspects of costume including history, museums, world-wide ethnic costumes, theatrical costumes, and information on making costumes.
From the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this image collection of original costuming designs is from a range of productions in England and the United States.
www.lib.ucdavis.edu /dept/hss/resources/guides/fashiontextiles.php   (1153 words)

 Homemade Halloween Costumes - easy and cheap!
There are many commercial costumes available at the local stores, however between the cost, and lack of imagination, and the fact you end up with a half dozen kids all looking the same at a party.
Slick back the hair, grab some paints that are too short, white shirt, white socks, penny loafers, or lace up oxfords, pocket protector, with lots of pens, dark rim glasses (don't forget to tape the corner, or at least paper clip it) briefcase, or backpack for treat bag.
There is a commercial costume for this, but a good one can be made with sweats and tape to make the markings on it like the crash test dummies.
www.robinsfyi.com /holidays/halloween/costumes.htm   (3301 words)

 The History of Costume by Braun & Scheider   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "History of Costume" or "Zur Geschichte der Kostüme" was printed from 1861 to 1880 in Munich by the publishing firm of Braun and Schneider.
This book is an excellent source for students who are studying the history of fashion and for costume designers.
This is especially noticeable in the contemporary folk dress plates where many of the countries mentioned now have different names or no longer exist.
www.siue.edu /COSTUMES/history.html   (0 words)

 Thailand Costume Jewelry - Manufacturers, Suppliers, Factory, Exporters, Factories, OEM
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