Making Carnival

A couple of articles recently on fashion and carnival on Diane, A Shaded View on Fashion.

Many photos of Rio carnival floats being created by students at Porto da Pedra, one of the 14 samba schools Rio, the theme is history of fashion from cave man to couture.

And here are some editorial photographs of carnival costumes.


Star Wars Costumes, Props and Models


Photographs of props, models and costumes from Star Wars: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi. “The Art of Star Wars” was exhibited in 1995 in San Francisco, and photographed by Jason DeBord of Original Prop Blog.

And to update this post, here’s another set of Jason DeBord photographs from the travelling exhibition “Out of This World: Extraordinary Costumes From Film and Television“.