Historical Costuming with American Duchess


Abby Cox and Lauren Stowell on the set of their video shoot with Racked, “Dressed.” VanCortlandt House, New York, 2018.

It is one thing to study the history of fashion, it is another thing entirely to wear it! This week we meet historical costumers Lauren and Abby, the women behind the historical shoe company and blog American Duchess.

Additional Reading

  • Stowell, Lauren and Abby Cox. The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking. Page Street Publishing, 2017.