Empress Elisabeth of Austria was a truly great beauty and spent her adult life trying to maintain that beauty. In the modern age she would surely have been a plastic surgery addict. Instead, she aged naturally and beautifully.
Circa 1905 summer day dress of pin-striped cotton. The blue and white color combo was especially popular for seaside and boating related fashion. Like most turn-of-the-century summer outfits, the ensemble is topped off with a boater hat~