Norma Jean

My Uniquely You foam dress dummy. We named her Norma Jean beause of her... endowments. I got this dummy thinking that I would be able to strap period underpinnings on it and use it to fit period clothing. Man, was I wrong. What follows is a chronicle of my successive attempts to dominate it.


Décolleté: A Severed Head Gallery

Décolleté: Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses: Fashion as Anti-Rebellion. I found this site rather useful researching the fashion of the late 1790s.




Research: March 2009

Sketches found through various online searches from Journal des Dames from 1797.