*Instead of full face masks, face painting this technique would be pretty makeup. Lady in purple with musical mask, Carnivale Venice lovvve the make up the color the face mask. the feathers, gloves and gold.
Make several evenly spaced slits in that old formal. Sew in some bright colored, wedge shaped panels. Put a piece of trim at the top of each slit. Redo of a formal for a fairy godmother or fairy costume?