Art deco fashion: dresses and gowns

By | December 4th, 2021|Categories: 1920s fashion, Edwardian Era, Fashion|Tags: , , , , |

The 1910 and early 1920s is one of my favorite periods of fashion history. It fascinates me that women’s fashion took such a drastic turn from the strict silhouette looks of the Victorian era to long, loose, sleek lines. I love the creativity of the era. And naturally, I LOVE anything art deco. Yet still, [...]

Charles Frederick Worth, the Father of Couture

By | March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   The Seeds of Couture   Charles Frederick Worth was born in 1825 in Bourne, England. He was the youngest of five children born to William and Ann Worth and only one of two children (he and his brother) who survived to adulthood. His father abandoned the family by the time Charles [...]