Surprisingly “Modern” Fashion Trends of the Victorian Period
The impression that the everyday people (anyone outside of fashion historians) have about Victorian garb is that everyone dressed alike, in multiple layers of drab clothing that covered their whole bodies. What we see from back then is early portraiture, in black and white, in which people dressed to the nines. The clothes they wore every day became worn out and haven't survived to go on exhibit today, and fashion fads rose and fell too fast to be well known. The truth is, fashionistas of…
Home According to the Bronte Sisters, in Fact and Fiction
A portrait of Charlotte Bronte hangs above the fireplace in the dining room of the Bronte Parsonage Museum.