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So familiar a gleam by shoomlah So familiar a gleam by shoomlah
First things first. For those of you who swear by the pink dress, yes, there's a version for you as well: [link]

...Aaaaand moving on. So Prince Philip does specifically and emphatically say "this is the 14th century!" at some point during the film, but Philip's an idiot (a handsome, handsome idiot) and I, never afraid to ignore source material, ignored him.

Oddly enough Philip's clothing is a better point of reference than Aurora's (since the hourglass, off-the-shoulder cut of her dress is straight out of the 1950's), and there are far more examples of his get-up from the 1460's onward than in the 14th century. I went with my gut and ended up with something around 1485- a little later than one might expect, but it's such a (beautifully) stylized film that all bets are off.

-C, who really wants to own all the dresses in the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries
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LionessJhr Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the detail in this dress, clothing like this would have looked so nice in the film's style.
AzalieFinrandi Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
So regal and classic, just like Aurora (I doubt she would have appreciated the fur touch, tho). I remember the Queen wearing a somehow similar (but not nearly as detailed) outfit...? Anyway, gorgeous work.
TheNewDorothyGale Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
AH, I never noticed the spindle and thread details on the dress! good work.
Charisu Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow I love all your drawings! the dresses are beautiful!! :D
DazedDaisiesO-o Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I really admire all the hard work u put into researching this, and it shows! :D
StarDragon77 Featured By Owner May 11, 2014
Okay, I'm so loving the look of this one. If I might ask, would you mind if someone were to use this design for a future version of this?
Dessi-Desu Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'm seriously in love with this and how you retained a bit of the elegant silhouette that is so definitive for Aurora. I especially love the ermine stole and the spindle motifs. Very lovely <3
babbletrish Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
same-but-different Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014
I've only just now noticed the spindle patterns on the skirt. Good job on the subtle details! :D (Big Grin) 
myanko92 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
This is sooooo beautiful!!!  I like it even better than the movie's design!  And thank you for doing the blue dress.  I always liked it better.  :)
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