Regency costume adventures

I may not have had the chance to wear these pieces yet, but I would still like to share some working pictures of them. A little regency collection!

I learned a lot from this project: everything apart from the spencer was hand sewn, no machine involved! My stitches have become very neat, I made a lot of bias tape, did a lot of pleating and learned to flat fell seams. I improvised the pattern of the spencer, and used up a lot of stash fabrics. I still might want to make a spencer (or maybe pelisse) by hand, though…

Ghost dress bonus picture:

Patterns used:


Mrs Fitz is my spirit animal

I made a couple of 18th century inspired working class outfits for La Dutchessa and I to wear to Shari van der Waals-Atalla’s Salon de la Societe Raffinee. We were the ribbon girls, weren’t we adorable?

by Lux Immortalis
by Luc de Dooij
by Luc de Dooij
by Luc de Dooij

Tank you!

What do you get when you combine 6 awesome photographers, 14 selected models and one beautiful location for a Steampunk/Dieselpunk shoot? An epic day with epic pictures, that’s for sure. T(h)ank you, Cpt Constance Bashford, for organising this day!

My outfit was inspired by Tank Girl, with my own steampunk twist to it. Did I mention it was super difficult to model with glasses when you’re not used to it?

Here’s an early selection, I will add more pictures when I receive them.

by Jeroen Zelle / Fotoshoot op locatie
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by Jimmy Purimahuwa/ Marieke van Delft
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by Ruud de Korte/ Space Machine Imagery
by Marije Dijkema/ byMarije
The Taking of the Enka Fields (17 van 21)
by Ruud de Korte / Space Machine Imagery
by Jimmy Purimahuwa & Marieke van Delft

Oh, before I forget: cap & pants sewn by me, top & jacket store bought, leather harness by the fabulous JacklynHyde and choker by Helter Skelter Metalheads!

with love,


The Wise and the Dreamer

From a very productive shoot with Laura from Laura Sheridan’s Art, a couple of the more toned down portraits: ‘The Wise’ and ‘The Dreamer’.

In the first two pictures I am wearing some pretty jewelry from Godesign Steampunk & Vintage Jewelry. You might recognise the deer from the last three pictures, it is from Ikea!  Dress and harness from Laura’s prop/outfit collection, hair and makeup by me.

Extraordinary Portraits – The Wise
Extraordinary Portraits – The Wise
Extraordinary Portraits – The Dreamer
Extraordinary Portraits – The Dreamer
Extraordinary Portraits – The Dreamer

with love,





Wick Witch

Time to share the first images of my Wick Witch. The second picture is a wetplate collodion photograph I had made at Danse Macabre. Hard to capture with a phone camera, but I love it!

Josefien Hoekstra - Photography
Josefien Hoekstra – Photography


Street Collodion


with love,
juul victoria