Doors Open a la COVID

Doors Open Winnipeg is usually held in May but COVID messed that up a bit. But we did have it in September with some major alterations to our usual procedures.

I helped out at the jail again. Only instead of playing a role of a person connected to the jail, I ended up being the hand sanitizer and list keeper (for contact tracing).

I wore a mish-mash of costume pieces.

1909 Olive’s hat, 1895 Walking suit shirtwaist, 1900 Widows Weeds cape, 1903 trumpet skirt, and modern mask. We made the masks work by pretending it was during the Spanish flu.

We even made the news.

https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/doors-open-winnipeg-finds-a-way-through-covid-19-1.5102907

2 thoughts on “Doors Open a la COVID

  1. severn14 says:

    That’s awesome! Your mix-and-match costume looks great!

    • Thanks. Spans a few years but the overall look worked. I was going for a kind of “matron” look. So being older and needing to work, there would be some of that. After all, I where some clothes for modern wear that I know for a fact are over 10 years old.

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