Your number one source for Edwardian History, with a bit of Gilded Age America, Belle Epoque France, WWI, the Roaring Twenties and women's history thrown into the mix. Posts by Evangeline Holland (past: Diana Sousa) Edwardian Promenade
The stunning Maude Fealy - was a star of the Edwardian stage and silent films. She had a tempestuous love life that included several marriages and a lesbian affair. This beautiful portrait is from a vintage postcard.
1914 This could be a girl slightly older than Pollyanna. Many still had long, uncut hair. It would not usually have been piled high (as in Gibson Girl time) but hair was usually arranged to extend around the head and come out some from the sides.
Lily Elsie, Edwardian elegance, early Lily Elsie was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era Admired for her beauty and charm on stage, Elsie became one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times.
Thalia Barbarova, from the book Decades of Fashion by Harriet Worsley. "Opulent brocade shawls like the one on actress Thalia Barbarova's chair were popular, with some of the more opulent coming from France." Plus, giant perfume bottles = glamor.