Cinderella · Costume Studies

Ella’s Work Dress – Cinderella 2015 – Costume Study

“To be seen as we truly are, is the biggest risk we will ever take.  Will we be enough as we really are?”  As you may know, I’ve been interested in the costumes of Cinderella for over three years.  In those years, I’ve done hours of research trying to find detail photos and information. Now,… Continue reading Ella’s Work Dress – Cinderella 2015 – Costume Study

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed

A Hollywood Worthy Gown – Edwardian Walking Dress

I am going to tell you a story. A story that I though I’d never tell. Not because it’s bad, just because I thought I’d never have this amazing experience. Three years ago I awoke. After completing my morning routine, I checked my inbox; an Etsy order awaited me! Briefly looking over the order, I… Continue reading A Hollywood Worthy Gown – Edwardian Walking Dress

Bella Mae's Designs · My Costumes · Progress

The “Perfect” Cinderella Dress – The Process of the Upgraded Version

My Cinderella Dress Process – Upgraded Version A few years back, I posted about the “perfect” Cinderella dress. I never posted finished photos, nor the process, mostly due to not taking enough photos. A year later, I was blessed to create a second, upgraded, Cinderella dress for a customer…this time I took photos! In order to… Continue reading The “Perfect” Cinderella Dress – The Process of the Upgraded Version

Bella Mae's Designs · My Costumes · Progress

Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 1: Underskirts

~ Beauty and the Beast Costume Remake ~ Step 1: Underskirts One never knows how long an adventure will take to complete…. In my case of recreating Belle’s Yellow Gown, this was definitely the truth! If you read my last post, you’ll see that I’ve finally completed the dress ~ It might have taken 5… Continue reading Sewing a Beauty – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown Creation – Step 1: Underskirts

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed · My Costumes

Belle’s Yellow Ballgown – Costume Remake – Beauty and the Beast 2017 – Video

Two weeks ago I finished up my Belle Dress and with Smile for Sophie and Vantage Point Video, we did a photo shoot! I’m so excited to show you the completed video: Vantage Point Video did an awesome job! Photos will be coming soon! Thanks for looking and learning with me! ~ Bella Mae

Bella Mae's Designs · Completed · My Costumes

“How to Wear Your Cinderella Dress” – Video

Ever since I shipped out my first Cinderella dress, I’ve been wanting to create a video on how to put on this magnificent creation.  Unfortunately, I could never find the time….that is, until now! Introducing my last 3 nights of work….”How to Wear Your Cinderella Dress.”

Bella Mae's Designs · My Costumes · Progress

Tale as Old as Time – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown

Beauty and the Beast 2017 ~ Exploring the Details of My “Belle’s Yellow Ballgown” Remake As you probably know, Disney is coming out with a live-action “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. It comes out March 17 and if you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to see it! When I… Continue reading Tale as Old as Time – Belle’s Yellow Ballgown