Happy Hallowe’en

the roller skates! from the 1880s.

I couldn’t resist some of these old fashioned fancy dress costumes culled from the web. If I had lots of time on my hands (hmmm…) I’d love to someday make a crepe paper costume. (Lots of pix after the jump!)

Russian Princess Tatiana Constantinova as a fairy.


Chic Diana/nymphette by the Callot Soeurs, 1920s.

Star twins, late 19th century.

Carousel costume, early 20th c.

A costume designed by Brancusi, circa 1924.