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Synonyms for costume

Synonyms for costume

a set or style of clothing

clothes or other personal effects, such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity

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Synonyms for costume

the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball

unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place

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the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)

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the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class

furnish with costumes

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This is a wonderful book for beginners to whet their appetite in down-and-dirty costuming and hopefully be the gateway to learning more in-depth and formalized costume techniques as time allows.
It just crumbles away with the passage of time, making conservation almost impossible." It's a challenge, emphasizes Magidson, that applies to much contemporary costuming.
Contrary to the usual procedural assumption, MacIntyre argues, the Henslowe papers are not an accurate guide to the costuming practices of the Lord Chamberlain's Men for the period during which Shakespeare wrote his plays for them.
MacIntyre argues that the latter inherited their costuming practices from those of the Admiral's Men, for whom their principal writers, especially Chapman and Dekker, had previously written.
Probably the trend was set and the die was cast when George Balanchine, surely with thrift and economy as the handmaidens to his invention, sealed upon the spartan costuming of his black-and-white ballets.
Olave's, Southwark.(11) Where prophets are found elsewhere in the London accounts, however, they are uniformly adult, and it is the costuming of these men, and the staging for them, which have left traces in the parish records.
"With the influence of suggestive costuming on television and in movies, there is no longer any sensitivity to a young person's natural growth, and some choices are too provocative."