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The idolized women of the early 20th century: Who was The "Gibson Girl"?

Created through the pen & ink illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson, The “Gibson Girl” was portrayed as the feminine ideal from the 1890’s until World War I. 133 more words


A Sontag by Any Other Name

When historic patterns are on Raverly’s Hot Right Now page, my day is made. This happened last week when the Ladies’ Knitted Hug-Me-Tight, or Zouave Jacket… 755 more words


1865s Kaki Walking suit - Photoshoot

Even though the weather was gloomy on the day of the 1850s event, me and my sister took the opportunity to take some photos of her outfit. Inspirational Fashion plate

19th Century Victorian

1865s Kaki Walking suit (HSM 7/2017) Part 2 - accessorize

A dress does not make an outfit, and besides the skirt and jacket, my sister also needed some additional items
(part 1).
inspiration… 435 more words

19th Century Victorian

1865s Kaki Walking suit (HSM 7/2017)

HSM 7/2017 – Fashion Plate

I knew from the start this challenge would be an easy one (or hard, depending on how you see it), cause I often use pictures and extant garment as my inspiration. 462 more words

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Victorian Harewood... with costumes

Earlier this month, I made the short trip to the delightfully charming Harewood House, only a ten minute drive from my hometown of Harrogate, to view a combined exhibition of Victorian Harewood (I hadn’t been aware that Princess Victoria visited Harewood House) displaying memorabilia from Queen Victoria, together with a number of costumes from the recent ITV drama. 355 more words

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