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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

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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