can I expect my custom order?
allow six weeks for delivery.
much deposit is required for a custom piece?
fifty per cent deposit is required on all custom orders. Checks, money
orders, or cashier checks are accepted. Sorry, but credit cards are
not accepted at this time.
|What items are ready to ship?
- Sun bonnets, capes, and limited day attire (email for availability).
are period closures?
are fastened with buttons or hooks and eyes, or are laced up with ribbon.
Skirts and dresses are fastened with buttons or hooks and eyes.
is it important that I wear period undergarments?
Daughters of Eve dress is made using authentic patterns. The originals
were designed to be worn over period-style undergarments and will not
drape or fall properly otherwise. Ruth will be happy to advise you on
the proper underpinnings to enhance the beauty of your ensemble.
did Daughters of Eve begin?
began making costumes in 1975 for participants in the Tournament of
Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. She became interested in historical
clothing when she attended her first Victorian Ball in 1985. Since that
time, she has been making period fashions for both men and women.
is a SASS member (as “Ramblin’ Red”), and has been
active in several living history organizations, such as Past Matters.
She has done a number of Victorian fashion shows for charity organizations
and has been a consultant for numerous historical societies, historical
sites and period films.
prides herself on providing the finest historical attire along with
the personal touch needed to make each client a picture of true Victorian
are available upon request.
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