In the late Victorian period the large bustles underneath the skirts gave way to the long, flowing lines that preceded the Edwardian period. The skirts of this period were close-fitting around the waist and very A-line in the front, but they fanned out to be quite full at the back of the dress. 1,054 more words
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For my project I have decided to curate an online exhibition on the topic of ‘Fashionable Women’s Clothing’ for the DMVI database. I needed to select between 10-15 suitable images for the exhibition and research the fashion of the period in order to create a narrative accompaniment. 163 more words
The gowns of the 1880s were almost always made in two colours of material. Vivid colours such as deep red, peacock blue, bright apple green, royal blue, purple, mandarin, sea green were used alone, in combination, or in tartan fabrics. 104 more words
Now a popular form of jewelry, cameos where once works of neatly-crafted art. You will be surprised to see who started this fashion trend!