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Your Weekend Wow!

Everything in my purse is functional…period. Wallet, lip balm, nail file, packet of facial tissues, keys, phone – each one sleek, practical, functional and absolutely devoid of beauty. 218 more words

Your Weekend Wow!

Social Success: A Victorian Guide to Ladylike Composure

To be a lady, or at least, a successful lady, one must possess more than the simply trappings of the role. It is all well and good (and certainly helpful) to have the right clothes, address and accent. 368 more words

The 1820s in Fashionable Gowns: A Visual Guide to the Decade

There were many important, transitional years for women’s fashion during the 19thcentury.  For example, in a single decade sleeves might transform from slender and straight to enormous gigot or leg o’mutton style sleeves.  157 more words

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