“Is Marriage Still on the Table” (Cinderella): Wedding Wear #6

This is my last quicky wedding wear costume to blog about.  I saved this one for last because it is my least favorite dress.  I thought the colors would blend together, but, they really didn’t.  There are components of it that I really like, so I think it is worth describing, but it just didn’t “click”. […]

“Cinderella” (Broadway Version): Dressing Ella, Part 3 (Blue Transforming Costume)

  The first transforming costume that Ella wears is for the “Impossible” scene, where the Fairy Godmother transforms her peasant dress into a white gown for the Ball.  This is the finale of a long magical sequence that begins with the transformation of Marie into the Fairy Godmother, the Raccoon and Fox into Coachman and…

“Cinderella” (Broadway Version): Dressing Ella, Part 1 (Transformation Videos)

Dressing Ella is a huge part of “Cinderella”.  One of the first decisions that needs to be made, before just about anything else, what to do about the Transforming Costumes. Broadway Cinderella has three major and one minor transformation costume–and three of those belong to Ella.  Ella transforms from her peasant outfit to her white…

Cinderella Waltz Petticoats

If any of you read my first post about Cinderella, you know that I REALLY wanted to re-create a high-school-budget-version of the wonderfully over-the-top ball gowns found in the Broadway version of “Cinderella”.  The magical lifts and twirling skirts weave a wonderfully fanciful image of a Fairytale land ball–something every little girl would dream of attending.  Figuring…