How to Design Fiesta Costumes for Old Spanish Days

Fiesta Costume Guide (PDF)

With only two weeks to go before the start of Old Spanish Days, here’s a PDF (left) detailing how to design and make Fiesta costumes.  This costume guide, with original sketches and instructions by Paquita Del Rey, was first printed in 1949.  The author did extensive traveling and research in her quest for authentic costume apparel of the 1830′s and 1840′s.  So get in costume during Old Spanish Days Fiesta! Places to shop for outfits include the Unity Shoppe on State Street, Victorian Vogue, and Cominichi’s.

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One Response to How to Design Fiesta Costumes for Old Spanish Days

  1. Anonymous July 21, 2012 at 10:08 pm #

    You can rent/ to buy an outfit at Victorian Vogue on very upper State. If you want something authentic take the train to Olivera St/ Union Station LA . Viva!