The Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party


Dark Garden Unique Corsetry

Dark Garden is represented at The Great Dickens Christmas Fair with The Windows of Dark Garden, where beautifully corseted men and women continue to model the exquisite fashions of corsetry made famous by Dark Garden. You may purchase their wares at their San Francisco boutique at 321 Linden St. "Our Hayes Valley shop is where the magic happens, where corset dreams are created and come alive. Here you can walk in any day of the week and try on an overbust or underbust corset in any size or be measured for a bespoke corset. Peruse our curated selection of clothing, jewelry, and locally made fine millinery, all selected to please a nostalgic lover of beauty.” - Autumn Adamme



Madame Louise's Fashion Accessories

Madame Louise's Fashion Accessories (Lynn Combs) Madame Louise carries fine wool bonnets and hats, purses and reticules, Medici and Swiss belts, full skirts, shawls and capelets, handkerchiefs and gloves, hatpins, chatelaines and sewing tools, as well as gifts for ladies. We have many unique handmade items and those special accessories you need to complete your fashionable outfit.

We are open to custom items. Contact us through, or directly by email at [email protected]



Velvet Bedlam

Velvet Bedlam (Don & Andrea Thompson) From gowns to skirts to saucy lingerie, from capes to coats for all, from velvets and silks and colorful cottons, we design and make a beautiful wardrobe for discerning adults and lovely children. Come enjoy our friendliness and cheer!


Strawbenders Ltd

Strawbenders Ltd (Cora Hendershot, Jessie Trinkaus) The only all-straw bonnets and hats made from scratch at Dickens. Our motto is "welcome to the hat of your dreams." We aim to make the most authentic, the lightest in weight, and the most popular hat at the Dickens Fair, and strive to make Strawbenders the label for the fashion-conscious person.

ShopDickensFairOnlineOur hats and woven corn dollies are available online at,

and more of our hats are featured on the Strawbenders Instagram page.


Shuttle Creek Weaving

Shuttle Creek Weaving (Annie Fischer) Shuttle Creek Weaving weaves comfortable cotton clothing by hand in inspired color motifs for truly wearable art.

ShopDickensFairOnlineOur collection of handwoven coats, jackets, ruanas, shawls and vests is available online at


Holzer and Combe Haberdashery

Holzer & Combe Haberdashery (Lynn Combs & Larry Holzer)
Manager, Mr. G. Vincent
The Haberdashery is a full service Men's Clothing Store. We specialize in ready-to-wear gentleman’s attire with a 19th Century flair. We carry everything from “Hats to Spats". The Hab carries a full range of menswear: bowlers, top hats, vests, cravats, frock, tail & morning coats, pants, spats, canes, pocket watches and a sword or two.

Requests for unique items can be discussed. We love to look for just the right item! 

Please contact us for assistance with your Victorian attire at [email protected].



PiumaMia Feather Creations (Antonella Catalano) Fantastic feather creations and wearable art by a Florentine artist.


Rosie's Posies

Rosie's Posies (Rosie Echelmeier) The discriminating customer will find an ornate and tasteful headpiece to suit the season to complete an exciting costume or newly chosen holiday wardrobe for yourself or for gift-giving.

ShopDickensFairOnlineOur fine products are available at our online Etsy shop, Spirit of the Goddess, where we have an expanded line of our metal crowns and circlets with and without gemstones, and also our signature floral garlands. We continue to create wonderful holiday fascinators and seasonal headpieces for adults and children.

Note: In our Spirit of the Goddess Etsy shop, the "Dickens Holiday" section features the holiday and New Year's designs we offer at the Dickens Fair. Please visit us on Etsy and let us offer you only the best in quality, creativity and fashion!

Rosie would love for you to contact her with any questions or inquiries concerning purchases at [email protected]


Alan Jeffries Gentlemens Apparel

Mr. Alan Jeffries - Fine Gentlemen's Apparel (Jeffrey Schoenberg) Everything for the man of distinction, from cloaks to cufflinks, shirts to shoes, collars to cravats. A proper bespoke tailor of fine clothing, offering ready-to-wear and custom-made fashions. Tailoring and alterations available by appointment.

ShopDickensFairOnlineBrowse our fashions online at, and inquire about current fabric selections and bespoke service.


Thaddeus Pumblechooks Scarves

Thaddeus Pumblechooks Exotic Scarves (Sergei Trubetzkoy) Fine scarves of silk, cotton, and pashmina brought from afar.


Blue Moon Designs

Blue Moon Designs (Katherine Becvar)

Featuring fashionable, functional accessories for everyBODY. Our fancy yet practical pocket belts, utility bustles, and shoulder holsters are uniquely handcrafted from cast-off and recycled materials, creating an elegant and eclectic complement to your favorite attire.

ShopDickensFairOnlineDiscover our fashionable utility accessories online at


Nana's Nursery

Nana's Nursery (Douglas and Catherine Gaston) At Nana's Nursery we outfit your newborns until they become young ladies and gentlemen ready to leave the nursery for the ballroom. We carry everything from frocks for work and play to those for special calls and occasions, boys' suits, girls' gowns, bonnets, caps, pinafores, pantaloons, petticoats, and more. Nana's Nursery carries size newborn through children's size fourteen (14). We offer beautifully crafted, American-made reproductions for all the children in your discerning Victorian family.

"For it is good sometimes to be children, and never better than at Christmas..." - Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol



Primrose Parlour (Jennifer Landon)  "Where you will find that which you had not thought to look for"  Primrose Parlour invites you in. Enter and discover hats with Victorian influences filtered through a modern sensibility. From elaborate fascinators to simple hats of exotic fabrics, from practical items for everyday wear to ones with a theatrical narrative. We have what your head wants and your heart desires!


SamiahsCaravan coat

Samiah’s Caravan (Antley): Exquisite garments handcrafted with the finest materials. Whether you need an overcoat for walking the streets of London, a tailcoat for a visit to the Opera, or a pirate frock coat for a fancy dress ball, we can help you bring your fantasy to life.


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