A look into the fashion of ladies' hats through history from its function to protect hair to its status as designer wear.
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.
During the 17th and 18th centuries men wore flamboyant powdered wigs; some of the reasons for doing so are not very wholesome.
1970s fashion was fierce, free, flirty, and fantastic! From the big floppy hats to the looks inspired by punk music; from natural, hippie styles to glam rock, here are 70 fashion trends of the 70s.
18th century style featured elaborate gowns festooned with decorations, and mid-century skirts widened with panniers. The end of the 1700s featured simpler neoclassical designs.
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.
Women of the 1890s wore large puffed sleeves, bell-shaped skirts with tight waists, and suits based on an hourglass figure. Increased activity brought simple new designs for sport and day wear.
Garment and textile production is the largest employer of workers world wide. Though ready-to-wear clothing was once a cottage industry, the Industrial Revolution changed the way we shop and dress.
The history of the apron used as a protective garment, an indication of a particular trade, and a cultural icon. From vintage styles to Anthropologie's beautiful styles, the apron is back.
Edwardian fashion refers to the clothing worn in the early 20th century and features an elegant, mature look for women, created around the S curve with its monobosom and a new long line.
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at the V&A Museum explores the work of a unique designer This outstanding show reveals his making processes and his continuing influence in the 21st century.
In this article, I will teach you step-by-step how to design a ruffle skirt. Those fluffy ruffles will add elegance to your fashion statement.
An informative piece on the Modest Fashion movement from the perspective of someone who has been following it for the past five years.
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.