Patreon Post Unlocked: The Miniaturist Finally Comes to the U.S.!

The TV adaption of Jessie Burton’s novel The Miniaturist (2017) set in 1686 Amsterdam was co-produced by the BBC and PBS, and it aired in the U.K. at Christmas 2017. PBS had been teasing and previewing it for ages, so it was annoying to wait almost a year to see it here in the states! Was it worth the wait? Pretty much, at least as a costume drama. I can’t speak to how well the book was adapted since I haven’t read it, but I have some opinions on the story, which is chock full of twists, so warning, if you haven’t seen it yet, here be spoilers.

The tale has a fascinating background, based on a museum piece, but the big draw are the excellent costumes by Joanna Eatwell, best-known from her work on Wolf Hall (2015). I run through all the costume details in the complete post here!

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Trystan L. Bass

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A self-described ElderGoth, Trystan has been haunting the internet since the early 1990s. Always passionate about costume, from everyday office wear to outrageous twisted historical creations, she has maintained some of the earliest online costuming-focused resources on the web. Her costuming adventures are chronicled on her website, TrystanCraft. She also ran a popular fashion blog, This Is CorpGoth, dedicated to her “office drag.”

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