Death at the Paris Exposition

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Read "Death at the Paris Exposition" by Frances McNamara available from Rakuten Kobo. In the sixth Emily Cabot Mystery, the intrepid amateur sleuth’s journey once again takes her to a world’s fair—the Paris. Books To Buy, New Books, Books To Read, Best Mysteries, Cozy Mysteries, Mystery Novels, Book Lists, Book Worms, Death

Death at the Paris Exposition by Frances McNamara

In the sixth Emily Cabot Mystery, the intrepid amateur sleuth’s journey once again takes her to a world’s fair—the Paris Exposition of 1900. Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer has been named the only female U. S. commissioner to the Exposition and she enlists Emily’s services as her social secretary. Their visit to the House of Worth for the fitting of a couture gown is interrupted by the theft of Mrs. Palmer’s famous pearl necklace. Before that crime can be solved, several young women meet…

Corset liner, petticoat and garter belt 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Retro Mode, Vintage Mode, Vintage Underwear, Vintage Lingerie, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses

Underpinnings, c. 1900-1903

Underpinnings c. 1900-1903 Edwardian era (1901-1910) underclothing was the height of seductiveness, erotic and extravagant. The laborious application of embroidery, lace insertions, and ribbon work onto foundations of silk faille and cotton lawn was excessive for "garments not destined for a public career," and covered by equally elaborate outerwear.1 The distinctive S-bend silhouette popular during this time complemented the Art Nouveau movement's curving, sensuous forms and exaggerated…

A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S s… A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S shape in the left side to R shaple in the right side. 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Edwardian Era, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Dresses, Lace Dresses, Dress Lace, Historical Costume

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A tranformation for the waist style introduced by designer Paul Poiret; from S shape in the left side to R shaple in the right side. It released the women waist, make them more confortable but not loosing their femiline look

Bertha Palmer's Silk Velvet Evening Coat, back bodice detail. House of Worth, ca. Silk satin with cut velvet in wheat pattern, metallic thread lace, silk metallic tassels. High Fashion, Fashion Show, Fashion Design, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Charles Frederick Worth, House Of Worth, Gibson Girl, Period Outfit

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Bertha Palmer's evening coat, (back oblique view). Silk satin with cut velvet in wheat pattern, metallic thread lace, silk metallic tassels. Green Silk, Pink Silk, Silk Satin, Lace Silk, Blue Satin, 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Gowns

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