Victorian Hair Jewelry: Yay or Nay?

By | September 26th, 2020|Categories: Accessories, In Mourning, Victorian Fashions|Tags: , , |

As a blogger of the history of fashion, I am always interested when I see a surge of interest in a particular trend of the past. One such thing that I’ve noticed is the attention given to the hair jewelry of the Victorian era. While such pieces have been on display in museums and passed [...]

More Morbid Than It Sounds: The Victorian Hair Wreath

By | June 4th, 2015|Categories: Victorian Era|Tags: , |

When you hear of Victorian hair wreaths, you may think of ornamental hair pieces that adorned the buns and ringlets of wealthy women. Or maybe you think they’re more like the flower crowns from the sixties that are now back in style for music festivals. However, neither of these answers is quite right. Victorian hair [...]