White eyelet, 1880s. Top: Kent State Univ. Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Second row: American Textile History Museum and Time Travelers Antiques via Extant Gowns.
Woman's Dress Ensemble
Woman's Dress Ensemble, Unknown, England, circa 1875, Costumes, Cotton plain weave with wool supplementary patterning, silk satin ribbon, and cotton machine lace.
Luscious at the movies: Films and TV shows set in the 1900s-1940s
For historical fashion, costume research or simply becasue you love films set in the past, here are some films and TV shows set in the 1900s-1940s...
Landscape Change Program
Like women, men loosened the constraints of previous decades and began to acquire a more relaxed, flashier wardrobe. The crease left the pant legs and the tie was abandoned. Colorful suits and patterned socks accented the wardrobe of the casually dressed. The men in the images below sport the casual, laid back look that swept men's fashion during the 1920s.
Downton Abbey: No Longer Available from MASTERPIECE on PBS | Masterpiece | Official Site | PBS
Content related to the television series Downton Abbey is no longer available from MASTERPIECE on PBS.
Collections | Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery and Platt Hall hold the city's world-class art collections, with over 25,000 objects of fine art, decorative art & costume.
How To Make A Straw Boater Hat - Diy Cancan Hat Tutorial ^_^ - Violet LeBeaux - Tales of an Ingenue
Cancan hats are another trend that seems to be everywhere right now so here’s a cancan hat tutorial ^_^ Of course they’ve been around for practically forever with various names… straw boater, basher, skimmer, katie, senni etc. Here in Aus they are actually part of a lot of private school uniforms. I’ve always loved them …
1902-1903, Plate 004
1902-1903, Plate 004. Fashion plates, mens 1880-1939. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b1752524x) | “American Fashions, July, 1903” from the Sartorial Art Journal. #fashion
Lavender Seaside (?) Bustle Gown
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