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A desire for vivid color struck her on waking, so Charlotte chose her favorite evening gown . . . . the bright blue velvet with Belgian lace accents suited her dark blond hair with its highlights.
Walking and “calling” dresses, 1900 US, the Delineator I imagine that calling is the same as visiting.
Edwardian dress ..have a picture of my Grandma Reilly in one like this! ENB
"Oh, this old thing? It's just my schlepping around the house dress..."
ROSE - KATE WINSLET - TITANIC DRESS
Free Pattern: Ladies Shirt Waist 1907
maybe I'm watching too much Downton Abbey lately but these dresses are just so PRETTY
Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Ivory Silk Evening Dress, French, 1905-1907. (Front View)
Free Pattern: Lady's Fancy Jabot, 1907
Free Pattern: Ladies' Drawers 1907 - The Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion
Edwardian lady in lovely dress by lovedaylemon, via Flickr
1905 Edwardian Fashion