Edwardian Women Loved Hair and Hats! Part 2

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Edwardian Era, Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Here, there, everywhere hats... Edwardian women must have spent most of their time dressing for whatever came next in their day/night. It wasn't unusual for upper-class women to have at least six changes of clothing for a weekend outing. One needed to dress for shooting, hunting, lounging, promenading, dining, and more. No accessory was more [...]

The Victorian Evolution of the Corsage

By | March 19th, 2016|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , |

by Donna Klein   The Corsage: Evolution from Body to Bodice to Bouquet   What do you think of when you hear the word “corsage?” Most likely you think of a single flower or a small bouquet or nosegay that is usually worn near the shoulder of a woman's dress or on the lapel of [...]