Elegance at home: Victorian wrappers

By | November 21st, 2021|Categories: Fashion, Underpinnings, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashions, Women's History|Tags: , |

I have had a lot of fun exploring nightclothes from the past for the blog this year. And as always, I am a true lover of all things Victorian. As such, the topic of Victorian wrappers has been on my mind for some time.  I love that they mimic the shape of the popular dress [...]

The Difference between Corsets and Bustiers

By | May 19th, 2011|Categories: Fashion, Underpinnings, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , |

Bustiers and corsets are common historical undergarments that pair well with Victorian and Edwardian dresses. While the terms are sometimes used synonymously, in reality, they are two completely different undergarments used for different reasons. Dressing for a historic event? Check out our complete guide: Preparing for an Edwardian-themed event. Corsets The bustier and the corset [...]