1910's Fashion

Dinner dress House of Drécoll The classic pannier draping and long pointed train of this dress indicates the highest style of the period. Beautiful in shape and style, the piece is an elegant.

A blog about historical costuming and corsetry, with some unique modern high tech twists!

cashmere and velvet cloak with silk taffeta lining, circa 1912 cape coat cream black era edwardian

McQueen for Givenchy

Alexander McQueen for Givenchy couture (wildflower embroidered gown) embroidered dress old world style eastern european style

PINK SILK BROCADE ROBE A LA FRANCAISE, 1770-1780. Sack back open gown of rose pink ribbed silk brocaded with scattered multicolored flower sprays and small cream flower sprigs, looped cream silk fringe trim, bodice with pendant self fabric bands to cross-over and pin under arms, center front eyelets forlacing, skirt knife pleated to bodice, interior linen waist tapes and loops for polonaise effect, homespun linen bodice and sleeve linings, hem deeply faced with soft cream China silk. Front

Pink silk brocade robe -- Sack back open gown of rose pink ribbed silk brocaded with scattered multicolored flower sprays and small cream flower sprigs, looped cream silk fringe trim ~ from Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection (New Hope, PA)

Jacket with winged cuffs, typical of 1730-40. Open with matching stomacher with lace tucker and at cuffs.

Imatex - jacket, - winged cuff, seamed skirt, stomacher I made one of these in Virginia to wear in the old house I worked in. Mine probably wasn't as well made tho.

It's a tie this week - two lovely dresses, each elegant in its own way. I can't decide which to post so I'm just going to share them both. Enjoy!! Now, we go from 1903-ish silk and cotton to 1879 s...

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Riding habit 1820 - 1829 (Uppskattning Helen Persson)

Riding habit 1820 - 1829 (Uppskattning Helen Persson)

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