Swan hats and headdresses.

These are just a few swan hats that I have created a have a few more in the making which are a different shape and I look forward to posting photos of them when they are finished. I absolutely adore making these. So much fun.

white swan headdress

white swan headdress

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The Bram Stoker Film Festival Fashion Show

My creative partner and I were invited to take part  by providing outfits and accessories for The Bram Stoker International Film Festival Fashion Show held in Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK ~http://www.bramstokerfilmfestival.com/

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We had a fun weekend, with great friends, excellent entertainment in the wonderful town of Whitby and finished it off Sunday at midnight watching the 1992 Dracula film directed and produced by Francis Ford Coppola, based on Bram Stoker’s novel.

Whitby is a seaside town and port situated on the east coast of Yorkshire, England. Once a year it holds the film Festival and twice a year the Gothic music weekends in April and then at Halloween.

Whitby is the home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, has a history of fishing and whaling, was where Captain Cook learned seamanship, the steam railway arrived in 1839, jet and alum were mined locally with Whitby jet being sort after and fashionable by the Victorians and is associated with the horror novel Dracula writen by Bram Stoker.  Dracula leaves his castle and boards a Russian ship, the Demeter, taking along with him boxes of Transylvanian soil, which he needs in order to regain his strength. During the voyage to Whitby, he sustains himself on the ship’s crew members. Only one body is later found, that of the captain, who is found tied up to the ship’s helm. The captain’s log is recovered and tells of strange events that had taken place during the ship’s journey. Dracula leaves the ship in the form of a dog.

These are the first few photos – more to follow ……

Professor Maelstromme's stall

Professor Maelstromme’s stall

Back Stage with Frankiichan

Back Stage with Frankiichan

https://www.etsy.com/listing/116165386/large-black-and-gold-galleon-headdress

Galleon Fascinator: Professor Maelstromme
Clothing: Wyte Phantom
Model: Francesca Dunn
Image: Rob Taylor

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/whitby-abbey/

Gothic Skeleton Ship Fascinators

These are a new variation of my well known Ghost Ship and Gothic Galleon Fascinators.  I have added Skelletons and Skulls!

Gothic Pirate Ship Fascinators

Gothic Pirate Ship Fascinators

Gothic Pirate Ship Fascinators

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/80315238/ghost-galleon-ship-fascinator-hat?ref=v1_other_2

http://www.etsy.com/listing/90778625/small-ship-fascinator-headpiece-hat

Marie Antoinette Short Spats – Eat the freaking cake collection.

Marie Antoinette short spats – Eat the freaking cake collection.
Gorgeous gold/blue shot silk fabric with gold and cream lace and trims.  Blue feathers, gems, buttons and brass buckle.

Queen of France short spats

Handmade in Winchester, the ancient capital of Wessex and the Kingdom of England. Winchester is a unique heritage city just an hour south west of London, with a magnificent historic Cathedral, surrounded by fabulous rolling countryside and pretty Hampshire villages.
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Marie Antoinette and Time Bandits ~ Ship Fascinators

Ghost Galleon Fascinator

Gothic Pirate Galleon Fascinator

Ghost Ship Fascinator

I could’nt help but to be inspired by Marie Antoinettes fashion  and give it a twist with Time Bandits – the next couple I make will be ideal for men to wear too  🙂

Moulded Leather Mini Tricorn Hat.

Leather Mini Tricorn

Photography; soulsteeler.co.uk    Model: WytePhantom

Spats~

Marie Antoinette 18th Century Portrait Spats

 

Steampunk Inspired Spats

I am making spats in all colours and longer lengths too.

Steampunk Style Gold Mini Top Hat.

Gorgeous Gold Mini Top Hat

This gold mini top hat caught my attention and I just had to decorate it with feathers and a collection of artifacts.

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