Fingersmith (2005) short review

Another adaptation of a Sarah Waters novel, this miniseries really captures the novel quite well. Sally Hawkins does a great job portraying Sue, who has grown up with thieves in London and takes a position as lady’s maid to Maud Lilly in a scheme to steal Maud’s inheritance. But things get more complicated… Nice 1860s costumes, including both upper and lower class.

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Kendra

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Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.

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