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Clothing - Historical & Vintage

Beautiful! Love period clothes and the different styles that remain classic throughout ages of time.

Shirtwaist Ensemble, early 1900s. As common as jeans and a T-shirt today, the everyday outfit of the turn-of-the-century college girl was a skirt, conveniently shorter than then-current fashion dictated, and a shirtwaist. The boater hat, borrowed from menswear like the shirtwaist, was also popular.

From the MutterMuseum - the deformed ribcage of a woman who wore corsets vs a normal ribcage

1798 Ensemble cotton, silk, embroidered

We Can't Forget the Corset for Full Figured and Larger Busted Ladies! c. 1900

Sexy Corsets and Bustiers From the 1930's and Earlier

Japon, ca. 1805, mousseline met wil borduursel, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Avondjapon, ca. 1805-1808, mousseline met knoopjesborduursel, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Japon, ca. 1801-1805, tamboureerwerk en fil tiré, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Japon, ca. 1810-1815, katoen, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Japon, ca. 1897-1800, tamboureerwerk en fil tiré, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Style Wars: “Voila les Anglais!” and depicts a pair of English tourists dressed with neatness and elegance walking, with perfect deportment, amongst a group of gawping French onlookers who are all ugly, stooping and either hostile or sneering. The print is dated March 1817