Titanic Costume Happenings

 Special “Titanic” Costume Events:

  1. Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie – 45 award-winning “Titanic” movie costumes on exhibit at Biltmore* from Feb 9 to May 13, 2018; also featuring stories of Gilded Age transatlantic travels of George & Edith Vanderbilt.
[Admission is included in the Day Ticket for visiting the Estate. Tickets: http://www.biltmore.com/visit/plan-your-visit/buy-tickets] {Tip! Order tickets 7 days in advance for $10. discount.}  
*(In addition to the “Titanic” film costumes in Biltmore House, there are three displayed in other parts of the Estate: one in the lobby of The Inn on Biltmore Estate; one in the lounge area of The Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate; and one at the Ticket Center near the Estate entrance.)

  1. Glamour on Board Guided Tour - New this year with Biltmore tour guides! Small group, 90-minute guided tours through the “Titanic” costume exhibit in Biltmore House; limited number, advance reservation and separate ticket required.
[For tickets, call Biltmore: 800.411.3812] {This additional ticket is $45. + tax; reservations required for either 10 am or 3:30 pm each day; you’re advised to arrive at least 5 minutes before start time; no joining the tour late, I’m told!}

  1. The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad – This favorite exhibit returns to the Biltmore Legacy Museum in Antler Hill Village on March 15. (George and Edith were originally scheduled to be on the Titanic!) [Museum admission included with Day Ticket.]
  1. The Amazing Women of 1912 on Titanic – New costume exhibitions at the Titanic Museums in Pigeon Forge, TN and Branson, MO through November 2018. Costumes on display are original designer dresses and lingerie of the era from celebrated British couturiere, Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon, who survived the sinking Titanic! She had Lucile, Ltd. designer salons in London, Paris, New York and Chicago. (Most of the garments in the exhibitions are from the extraordinary collection of my friend Randy Bryan Bigham.) exhibits.)

  1. Titanic Glamour: Stories of the Fashion, Celebrity & Intrigue On Board the RMS Titanic – My talk and PowerPoint presentation on Monday July 2, in Highlands, NC. [Tickets/reservations available this spring: http://www.clehighlands.org/brochure.html] I’ll share more details/plans later.....

Pick up a copy! (Available around the Southeast U.S.) The Winter, Spring and Summer 2018  issues all have “Titanic” fashion articles! [http://seasonmagazine.com

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