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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
Mr John was famous for elegant stylish and very expensive hats from the 1940's to the 1970's. Virtually forgotten for decades, his hats are making a comeback with Gen Y lovers of vintage.
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.
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.
The industrial revolution changed footwear. Shoes were now made specifically for the right and left foot. Shoes were made for comfort and sport. After a long disappearance, the sandal came back.
During the 17th and 18th centuries men wore flamboyant powdered wigs; some of the reasons for doing so are not very wholesome.
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.
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.
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.