History of Fashion

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Day after wedding dress, ca. 1875. Wool and silk. La Dame de Tours (authentic collection)

Day after wedding dress, ca. 1875. Wool and silk. La Dame de Tours (authentic collection)

A Belle Epoque evening gown, Reville & Rossiter, ca 1911.

A Belle Epoque evening gown, Reville & Rossiter, ca 1911.

Imperial Court Costume - Alexander Palace Time Machine - court gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna 1894

Imperial Court Costume - Alexander Palace Time Machine - court gown of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna 1894

Shoes 1914, French, Made of silk and leather

Shoes 1914, French, Made of silk and leather

Circa 1900 Pink Silk Taffeta Dressing Gown In Kimono Style via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Circa 1900 Pink Silk Taffeta Dressing Gown In Kimono Style via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Dress, 1750-1775. Mode Museum.

Dress, 1750-1775. Mode Museum.

Queen Louisa Ulrica's coronation gown of 1751.The robes de cour in the Swedish Royal collection are all in pristine condition: this results from their only having been worn once & then packed away. In the 18th century all clothing was kept in presses (ie. large cupboards containing wide sliding drawers) or trunks & was thus kept flat with no vertical strain on the materials.

Queen Louisa Ulrica's coronation gown of 1751.The robes de cour in the Swedish Royal collection are all in pristine condition: this results from their only having been worn once & then packed away. In the 18th century all clothing was kept in presses (ie. large cupboards containing wide sliding drawers) or trunks & was thus kept flat with no vertical strain on the materials.

Neoclassical silk evening dress with metallic trim, Ca.1800. I always thought that the Empire waistline was very practical when women were either pregnant or recovering from childbirth almost constantly.I shudder to think what corsets were like later- they even had "pregnancy corsets"! The poor mothers & babies.

Neoclassical silk evening dress with metallic trim, Ca.1800. I always thought that the Empire waistline was very practical when women were either pregnant or recovering from childbirth almost constantly.I shudder to think what corsets were like later- they even had "pregnancy corsets"! The poor mothers & babies.

Blue and white day dress, ca. 1863. From the Bowes Museum.

Blue and white day dress, ca. 1863. From the Bowes Museum.

Silk Brocade Robe à la Anglaise, ca. 1760via Mint Museum

Silk Brocade Robe à la Anglaise, ca. 1760via Mint Museum

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