Dressing the Tudor Lady Dressing, at least for the upper class was very complicated and often required several ladies in waiting/maids to help dress the women. The lower class was just more 'lets hope this is warm enough for today'
Portrait of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, or Princess Sissi as she is better known thanks to Romy Schneider's movies. "Elisabeth with diamond stars in her hair" (oil on canvas) 1865 Franz Xaver Winterhalter
Circa 1905 House of Gustav Beer gown. In 1905 the German fashion designer opened a couture house in Paris at Place Vendôme, where he produced feminine dresses and lingerie. In 1929 the House of Beer merged with House of Drecoll.