One of my best friends is also a lovely corset-maker, model, and one of my ultimate muses. Now there are plans for three corsets to make up a bouquet of roses but here is our final entry into the Foundations Revealed Competition this year.
Mackenzie asked if I could style her wig for her wedding since I was not available this year to make her gown. Plus she is such a great seamstress I didn’t know why she would even want me to make her gown! But she has entrusted her hair to my hand which I am very flattered by :)
So to start she came over and I braided and twisted up her hairstyle:
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I enjoyed going out swing dancing in one of my vintage gowns at the recent Peers event. I briefly looked up some potential 40s hairstyles and pulled together this look for the evening:
Please excuse the on camera flash!
Here you can see my braiding the princess’s hair:
Back of the hair Sat. morning:
Since I sport long hair and grew up with two sisters I had to learn early on how to braid and create up-dos. I find it so relaxing and rewarding. Sometimes I capture them on camera:
Kendra Van Cleave of Démodé, consulted on my hairstyle and make-up for the big day. She has expressed an interest in seeing more of the hair so I decided to share here a quick photo guide through the trial run with Kendra. She could not be there on the day but my friend Rene did a beautiful job on my hair from what she learned from Kendra. Kendra’s most important advice on 18th century make-up: no eyeliner!