The Gibson Girl: New Ideal for a New Century

By | April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   How Charles Gibson created the Ideal Woman   Women were in the forefront of societal change during the last decade of the 19th century.┬áThe woman of the 1890s was athletic, independent, and educated (thanks to recent access to higher education). She was on the cusp; coming into her own. ┬áSome women [...]