Costume History

Bianca's Historic Costumes - the exquisite in Historic Costuming
We work solely by appointment which is why you won't find our address here.
We are located in east Long Beach, California
Please call for your fitting at 562-235-8887
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Ever wonder how those wire clothes hangers came into being?  Here's a link:

Is it true that we can blame President John F. Kennedy for the end of men wearing hats in public?  Here's a link:

Ever wonder about those tall cone shaped head dresses women wore during the medieval period?  Here's a link:

So just who wore poodle skirts?  Here's a link:

History of the Bustle Skirt

History of the Crown

History of the Glove

History of the Veil

History of the skirt

History of pants

History of Footwear

History of Makeup

History of Lace

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