October 2016

Unique Feather Inspired Makeup Trends

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on October 21, 2016

in COSTUME,DIY,FASHION,FEATHER TRENDS,HOLIDAY

Perfect for the Halloween season, You’ll be a showstopper in any of these unique feather inspired makeup trends ! From incorporating ready made false feather lashes to painstakingly placing the feathers piece by piece, there’s no wrong way to add drama and recreate the look for Halloween.

Unique Feather Inspired Makeup Trends

For the DIY makeup artist, here are some tips that we find useful!

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Spellbinding Feather Topped Hats

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on October 14, 2016

in COSTUME,FEATHER TRENDS,HAIR & HAT,HOLIDAY

These spellbinding feather topped hats from The Blonde Swan are the perfect accessory for that out of the ordinary event or high-end fantasy costume.

Topped off with a color coordinated rooster, ostrich and peacock feather hat pin, these hats are handmade using rich suede & leather and are available in a variety of styles for both men and women.

 

It’s our 6th Year Anniversary

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on October 8, 2016

in FEATHER TRENDS

It’s our 6th Year Anniversary at The Feather Girl! Thank you for reading and following along with us… We look forward to continue to bring you fun and exciting news in feather fashion trends, décor, DIY projects and more!

anniversary-cThe Feather Girl was created to inspire, educate and showcase Everything Feathers…From Costume to Couture!

When it comes to feather trends, we at The Feather Girl have such an appreciation for the variety of ways feathers are given purpose.

Regardless of what century, decade, or year it is – from Shamans to showgirls, there’s just something captivating about feathers that always seems to inspire creativity and give flight to our imagination.
We understand how feathers not only make excellent embellishments for costumes, garments and accessories, but how they can also be incorporated into creative art projects, along with home, holiday & special event décor as well.

We invite you to to come with us as we delve into the fabulous world of feather expressions to explore style and color trends of the past, present and future.  The Feather Girl – October 2010

Take a stroll down memory lane with our first post “Wheat and Pheasant Feathers at McQueen” dated 10/8/2010.

It's our 6th Year Anniversary Wheat and Pheasant Feathers at McQueen

Queen Ravenna Costume Inspiration

by Cristina Muñoz Brown on October 1, 2016

in COSTUME,DIY,FEATHER TRENDS,HOLIDAY,STAGE & SCREEN

We just found the BEST Queen Ravenna Costume Inspiration and are so excited to share it with you all! We first came across the Melting Mirror Cosplay and Costume site when we were researching costume inspirations for this Halloween season.   
Queen Ravenna Costume - Ravenna cosplay made and worn by Meltingmirror - Photo by Lexa One taken at Montreal comiccon 2015

Using hundreds of Loose and Strung Black Rooster Coque Tails and taking notes from famed costume designer Colleen Atwood, Melting Mirror gives an in depth play by play on her inspirations and how she made her cosplay costume.

Queen Ravenna Costume - Ravenna cosplay made and worn by Meltingmirror - Photo by Belziir Photography taken at Montreal comiccon 2015 - 3

You have to go to her site and check out the extensive Queen Ravenna – Snow White and the Huntsman costume write-up. I know we are feeling inspired to DIY this costume and with more than 1 month away from Halloween…We still have time! Stop by The Feather Place and let us help you get DIY ready this Halloween season.

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