for the Play Oliver
Here are some examples
of the types of attire
worn during that era.
Good Luck Mate!!
Clothes must PLEASE look old and very ragged!!
PANTS: Assorted ragged knee length in brown, gray, black, dark blue, ect
Assorted shirts in various colors, ragged, patched, ect
Caps: Old looking Cloth
ACCESSORIES: Sack Jackets, Vests, V-Necked cardigan sweaters
SHOES: Black jazz-style shoes or ballet slippers, no socks
MEN'S CHORUS :
Utilitarian style clothing. A little "worse for wear"
TROUSERS: Dark colored straight legged pants - NO JEANS - or kickers
(do not wear flared, bell bottomed, or cuffed pants)
SHIRTS: Any light colored shirt (hopefully beige or white)
SHOES: Black scuffed up ones
ACCESSORIES: Vests, sweaters, sack coat, Walking stick<
Pocket watches/ with chain, gloves w/fingers cut off
HATS: Derby, or Cloth Cap
SKIRTS: very full ones, subdued for most scenes. You will change
to brighter skirt for "who will buy" scene. It will be nice
if you can find a petticoat.
BLOUSES: Peasant style, Victorian High Necked Style,
any light color will be acceptable
SHOES: Lace up boot style shoe, character shoe in black
ACCESSORIES: Hats, Mob caps, lace cap, short cotton gloves,
aprons, reticules (purses)