My link collection
I live in Germany, some of these links are to German or generally
European sites. Most of them do ship internationally, but some don't.
If you should come across something on one of these sites that you
really really want to order, contact me - I'm always willing to
help out with German shop orders in case of emergency :-)
COSTUME RESEARCH * COSTUME FAN SITES
The most detailed research site about LotR
costumes.On their mailing
list are some of the best, craziest, most obsessive and devoted
costumers that I have ever met (hey folks! )
Check this very useful Tutorial
on how to alter a princess seamed pattern
elven armor - site not updated in a long time but good for tips on armor-making
Mourning Gown site and Kathy's
Coronation Gown site
A place that I like to visit :-) The dresses are well researched and
Kathy's Mourning gown is absolutely fantastic!
I *adore* those sleeves!!!
Maggie's costume research site with lots of good pictures, *extensive*
research and fabulous costumes! Her guide to STAR WARS costumes
is here: Padawan's
Patterns, Trims, Sewing Accessories
Butterick, McCall's and Vogue pattern companies, and a smaller one called
Wallies. Also has an online store where you can order and search for
big pattern company that doesn't belong to the McCall empire.
And here is
the fifth. Burda is a German company, but they do have some interesting
patterns. You'll find them under 'shop'.
Marfy is an Italian pattern company that sells high couture
fashion patterns. They've got beautiful brideswear, but one pattern
costs about 60 Euro!
Gorgeous beaded brocades and Organzas in a wide variety,some
stuff suitable for the Lavender Bead Dress.
seller from India that has jawdropping fabrics! They also manufacture
fabrics on custom order,
so you can
imagine the price, but it's worth a look just for drooling purposes
you to a fabric suitable for Arwen's Coronation upper sleeves
Quick and convenient shipping. Great trim for the Requiem
Dress, search for Silk Trim Style "12BO-46"
store with amazing beaded silks, pricey but worth a look
The only place that carries silk mousseline
A little store
in Florida that has their best fabrics not online, but in their shop.
My friend Yvette found the fabric for her Lavender
Beaded Dress here.
Austrian company that sells quality silk from china.
Ships to Europe only!
I'm sorry, apparently the URL violentwhisper.net has changed and belongs
now to some extremely Christian people or what. I haven't noticed the
until I checked all my links recently...
Amazing variety of trims,including many LotR style ones
and an almost exact match for Aragorn's Coronation
Garb the world
A German site with lots of gorgeous trims! Pricy but
worth a look.
/ Swarovski Crystals/ Sequins
(mostly German sites, some do ship international)
The greatest variety on the net! Has also unusual sizes
and shapes; like flowers and mini 4mm sequins in all colors! Highly
Hair & Ears
The best site on hairstyles and braiding,including some
Ear tips for elves - the 'woochie' version
A German supplier
that does ship international by request. They've got
the most real looking elf ears currently available on the market
Also a supplier for realistic looking elf ears and other masks (Orcs
Highly recommended wig seller! Fast, friendly and convenient.
LA-3000 in black or dark brown makes a great Arwen, in blonde a
great Éowyn. The hair feels and looks like real hair. Very-Faery
A French Workshop
run by Didier.
He makes some of the best circlets and crowns out there!
in Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance inspired wedding/bridal
circlets and crowns in sterling silver and semi-precious gemstones.
has a selection of LotR inspired jewelry, including some really breathtaking
hasn't been updated in a while, don't know if they're still in business....
Alan Studios -Medieval Crowns and Circlets
Chinese Velvet & brocade Mary Janes, also
lots of useful costume stuff (bags etc.) and nice jewellery
Jim has made
the shoes for the movie. You can't get any closer to the original. Period
Licensed LotR weapons, replicas, jewellery and statues
of almost everything worn in the movies!
Statues and more....
Movie Swords, Shields and Helmets
Bediab - Movie Costumes
Has licensed Arwen, Legolas, Frodo and Boromir costumes
in good quality.
German site. Evelyn on the German LotR board with me
She specializes in custom made patterns, costumes, clay jewelry, painting
and so much more...
This site (meaning 'Daydream Dresses') hosts her online shop, while
you can visit her private
site at Atelier
LotR related costume shops: Medieval, Period, Fantasy etc.
(Eye Candy :-) Sites I just like to browse through)
Mallet Bridal Couture
of the Rings Misc:
-Movie Infos, News & Picture Archives, General
LotR Movie Sites
Lots of useful info
Need info about a book character? Here's your place!
der Ringe Film.de
Here's the home of 'my' forum, yay ;-)
of the Rings.net
The official movie site
Has some high resolution stills and promo images
Line Cinema Auctions
Check from time to time for original props!
transcripts, LotR fonts, Poems...
No description needed, I guess
of the Ring
of the Ring Photoforum
-Cast & Crew / Character Fansites / Misc
Great site with lots
on a Shelf
thing to an official
- Miranda Otto
A general info site with pictures and fun stuff
from the movies, esp. of extra elves
of the few elves that remained in Middle Earth, these are my most treasured
The Rivendell Twins
My best friends,
elf sisters, partners in crime, private photographers, and so much more...
friend from France
The only true
gothic princess :-)
My new costume
friend in the USA. She does gorgeous stuff!
This is Melluniel's costume page - I know her from the
German LotR board
SILIVRIEN'S COSTUME SITE
Also from the LotR board, she has an own great costume site...
This is the site of out elven group...in German only, but the design
is great and there are some lovely photos up! Go check it out!
This site is specifically about our RingCon performances and plans
A portal for pre-raphaelite art - the paintings that
have been so important for the creation of the LotR costumes.
A place I like to visit :-)
Go here if you're looking for art containing elves and
fairies. She has a big list of links sorted by artist
Tolkien illustrator and architectural renderer. Some
of the images on my site are from him - incredible artwork!
Artists- Marja Lee Kruijt Fantasy Artist
Faeries, Elves, Dolls
Dolls by Christy
Something I stumbled upon by chance,but lovely to look
My "almost partner site" ;-) Note that my site
is written "very-faery". Originally, I wanted the domain "veryfaery"
but as you see, it's taken :)
She has the
most beautiful voice I've ever heard! Check out her versions of "A
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