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Create Your Own Tall 1770s Wig with Kendra Van Cleave

Create Your Own Tall 1770s Wig with Kendra Van Cleave
Create Your Own Tall 1770s Wig with Kendra Van Cleave

Time & Location

May 23, 2024, 10:00 AM GMT+2 – May 24, 2024, 4:00 PM GMT+2

Paris, 130 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75010 Paris, France

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About the event

This two-day workshop will teach you how to take a modern wig and turn it into a tall wig suitable for the 1770s. Learn how to make a wire frame for height and shape; curl, straighten, and manipulate synthetic hair and wigs; and style your wig into a masterpiece ready for Fêtes Galantes and other costume events.

About your teacher: Kendra Van Cleave is a fashion historian, academic librarian, and costumer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has studied and recreated historical costume for nearly twenty years, currently specializing in the 18th century. She has master's degrees in history and librarianship, and she has published two books, 18th Century Hair & Wig Styling and Dressing à la Turque. Her reproduction historical costumes have won multiple awards. She reviews historical costumes in movies and TV for Frock Flicks and blogs occasionally at Démodé.

Workshop times: Thurs. May 23 & Fri. May 24, 10am-4pm CET

Sign up here: http://18thcenturyhair.com/courses

This event is part of our annual Costume Camp series- two weeks of workshops, outings, parties, shopping, and other events for costumers in Paris, France.

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