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THE GIBSON GIRL

Charles Dana Gibson, in the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada, portrayed a feminine ideal of physical attractiveness in her pen-and-ink illustrations. 310 more words

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Victorian Era (Sleeves)

There’s a subtle movement when a new thought is presented. The idea is taken to the full extreme over a period of a few years. Then it seems to be discarded quickly; put on the shelf and forgotten. 753 more words

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CHANGE OF HEMLINES

The Prim & Proper Pre-1920s

For hundreds or even thousands of years, women’s skirts and dresses conformed to one length: long and down to the floor. 359 more words

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CORSETS AND THEIR CHANGE IN SHAPE

A corset was an important undergarment which was designed in such a manner so as to improve the female figure. Corsets laced up the center-back of the woman to give it the right amount of tightness required. 604 more words

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1920s

THE FEARLESS FLAPPERS

The roaring twenties was defined by the flappers. Flappers were young women with new ideas about how to live as they broke away from the Victorian image of womanhood. 524 more words

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EDWARDIAN ERA

GIBSON GIRL – THE FIRST ‘IT’ GIRL

The Gibson girl was the first ‘IT’ girl, she influenced fashion way before Barbie. Created by illustrator Charles Dana Gibson in the 1890s, the images of the Gibson girl encompassed the ideal feminine beauty of the late Victorian and Edwardian times. 398 more words

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VICTORIAN PERIOD

THE ART OF MOURNING (Women’s fashion)

Victorian society dictated strict rules for the observance of rituals related to death and dying. The complexities of wearing mourning dress took hold as the Victorian era progressed following the death of Prince Albert in 1861. 636 more words

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