Victorian Blouses as a Result of Dress Reform

By | June 16th, 2015|Categories: Edwardian Fashion, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashions|Tags: , , |

Victorian blouses are often seen in movies and television shows that are set in the late 1800s; however, they didn’t appear in regular dress during the entire Victorian era. In fact, Victorian blouses sprang up as a response to the Victorian Dress Reform movement. Women were tired of wearing the cumbersome and painful bustles and [...]

A Reformation: The Victorian Blouse

By | June 1st, 2015|Categories: Victorian Era|Tags: |

The Victorian era was so long that it encompassed several distinct periods. For example, Civil War dresses are distinctly different than bustled dresses, though both are technically “Victorian.” The end of the Victorian Era evolved into the fashions of the Edwardian Era that followed, and with this, the Victorian blouse emerged. Especially in 1890, the [...]

Outfitting The Good Wife

By | November 20th, 2014|Categories: Fashion, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

    The Good Wife has been a staple of the CBS line up since first arriving in living rooms in September, 2009.  The legal and political drama stars Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, the title character of the show.  From the first episode, fans have been interested in fashions worn by the various characters [...]