"Made in China" has a bad reputation of being cheap, fast, and poor quality. Is there truth to this notion?
Men's fashion in the late Victorian era includes styles worn during the Gilded Age and La Belle Epoque.
The Aesthetic Movement, a counterculture of artists, writers, and designers in Victorian England opposed the dehumanization of the Industrial Age. Aesthetic fashion favored a natural look based on medieval styles
Take a look into the fashion of ladies' hats through history, from functional pieces meant to protect the hair to high-fashion designer pieces.
Bustles of the 1870s and 1880s added bulk in the rear of the skirt. These Victorian styles featured narrow skirts, tight bodices, and much ornamentation.
The character of Phoebe Halliwell served up some major fashion statements throughout the series on "Charmed." This is a list of my personal favorites, all of which were slayed by the stunning Alyssa Milano.
During the American Civil War, women of the South were limited by the availability of products due to the blockade. Fabric was needed for the military so women became creative with limited resources.
The Elizabethan era 1558 - 1603, is known for garments made of wool and linen that were heavy and of a striking design including such fashion icons as the ruff and the farthingale.
In the high and late Middle ages attractive styles became more available to a new middle class. Clothing styles changed more quickly due to new technology, Eastern influences, and a better economy.
Use these clues to date old photographs of women. Fashion changes over time can suggest the date a picture was taken and can help with genealogy research.
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Clothing styles of medieval Europe in the early Middle Ages (aka Dark Ages) were not what we know of as fashion. Styles did not change rapidly. Garments were plain but distinguished by fine fabrics.
Fast fashion is cheap, convenient, and helps the more frugal among us experiment with new fashions and clothes. But fast fashion comes with a price greater than the tags on the shelves
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Victorian fashions reflect clothing worn between 1837 - 1901. Despite the prim and proper feminine ideal, Victorian clothing includes outrageous styles like hoop skirts and bustles.