Zack Pinsent (born c. 1994) is a British costumer who dresses in flamboyant and historical clothing from the 19th century.[1][2][3]



Pinsent is a native of Hove, East Sussex, England. According to him, he started wearing historical clothes when he was 14 years old, after finding a box of his great-grandfather's old suits.[4]

He has collaborated with Colonial Williamsburg;[5] Zack is also the owner of Pinsent Tailoring, usually commissioned by individuals and historical museums interested in historical fashion.[6]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Pinsent started designing and selling history-themed face masks.[6]


  1. ^ "Zack Pinsent". Retrieved 2021-07-19.
  2. ^ "Zack Pinsent, l'influenceur qui s'habille comme au siècle de la reine Victoria". Vanity Fair (in French). 2020-09-22. Retrieved 2021-07-19.
  3. ^ "My Friend Jane: Zack's story". BBC News. Retrieved 2021-07-19.
  4. ^ "Man Identifies As Being From The 1820s And Only Dresses That Way". Ladbible. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  5. ^ Doiron, Alexa (2020-02-05). "First ever 'Colonial Fashion Days' coming to Williamsburg". Williamsburg Yorktown Daily. Retrieved 2022-01-03.
  6. ^ a b "'Dandy' famed for Regency-era outfits is now designing historical face masks: 'Masks are now becoming a fashion statement'". Yahoo. Retrieved 2021-07-19.