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How to make a Victorian flounced Petticoat.

How to make a Victorian flounced Petticoat

c. 1870

On sugar and twirling — From 1870.

dressing the hair Victorian

Old dress

Beachwear, Jean Patou: ca. 1929, rayon knit jump-suit with matching cape. "...This is a piece of Jean Patou's, who worked with sportswear from his early period. The 'garçonne', a new style for women popular after World War I, aimed to eliminate the gender bias in clothing. Women started wearing pants, which had formerly been a symbol of men's attire, although they were only worn inside the house or at resorts..."

Detail of collections 1930s | KCI Digital Archives

Read #1920sMakeup – The Silent Film Vamp Look – a myth exposed makeup. What colours did the silent screen stars really use ?

velvet and gold leather button boots, 1870.

Vintage Lifestyle. I seriously wish I could bring back this fashion! The way it's so classy is so different from today!

"Elegance is not being noticed. It's being remembered." -unknown

Chanel elegance, very pretty!!

Elegance in an Age of Crisis - Vionnet evening gown from the 1930s

Ensemble (Dress, Over-Dress, Fichu): ca. 1798, European (probably), cotton, silk.

Cape Pauline Trigère (American, born France, 1908–2002) Date: 1952 Culture: American Medium: wool, silk

Pattern from 1868

Vintage blush lace dress

DIY Victorian Dress Costume Patterns


corset cover pattern



1920s flapper dress

Fred Perlberg, 1950's

How to make and tie a turban - The latest report from our time traveling fashion correspondent Caroline Van Wycks – from 1926. The big craze this year was The 1920′s Flapper Turban!

Cocktail Dress 1940s #vintage

Edwardian Emerald Ring