Paisley: the history I never knew was a history

By | March 31st, 2022|Categories: Accessories, Fashion, Regency Era, Victorian Era|Tags: , , |

Paisley prints are among the most popular here at Recollections, and certainly around the world and through time. The pattern is so popular that it is easy to take it for granted as just sort of always been around without putting much thought into how it became so ubiquitous. At least, that is how I [...]

Dressing for Winter During the Victorian Era

By | December 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Updated February 3, 2019 The groundhog has spoken and depending upon where you live, the prediction is either six more weeks of winter or early spring. Whatever way it turns out, there is definitely more winter to come. I started to think about what Victorian ladies wore during winter. Winter Outer Garments During the 1840s [...]