Purple was very popular in the late 1860’s, but by this time it was considered ugly and risky to wear.  Also, it’s interesting to see the tip they give about checking colors both outdoors in sunlight and indoors in gaslight.

A “Fashion Gossip” column describing cutting edge Philadelphia fashions, Winter US (Philadelphia), Strawbridge and Clothier’s Quarterly Continued from here: “ [The remainder of the] garment is.

A “Fashion Gossip” column describing cutting edge Philadelphia fashions, Winter 1885-86 US (Philadelphia), Strawbridge and Clothier’s Quarterly  The wedding dress described on this page is here.  Continued from here:    [The] handsome wedding-costume shown in the full-page illustration has a robe front of pleatings of old Mechlin lace.  Over this front petticoat comes the full court-train of cream-white satin de Lyon, draped full and high on each hip, and falling in deep, heavy ple

A “Fashion Gossip” column describing cutting edge Philadelphia fashions, Winter US (Philadelphia), Strawbridge and Clothier’s Quarterly The wedding dress described on this page is.

LÁMINAS VINTAGE,ANTIGUAS,RETRO Y POR EL ESTILO....

LÁMINAS VINTAGE,ANTIGUAS,RETRO Y POR EL ESTILO....

Antique fashion print reproduction - La Famille, August 1886 (If I could paint the red to purple, it would be perfect!

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hats and bonnets became all the rage for women of the Romantic era. They were rather large and romantically ornate and were often decorated with feathers, ribbons, bows, and flowers.

♠See? wy aren't tese ats still in style? I could so totally pull off tis look. *Tinks* Maybe I could start a new trend? *wiggles eyebrows*

FASHION: ITALY #541. BONNETS.Large Antique Print.1879

Lady's Cabinet Fashion Plate - "EVENING DRESS (GREEN)" - Hand-Colored Engraving - 1840

Lady's Cabinet Fashion Plate - "EVENING DRESS (GREEN)" - Hand-Colored Engraving - 1840

Pleasing fashion plate engraving from "LADY'S CABINET" published in London in Hand-colored engraving in fair condition, tightly cropped with some foxing. (See Pic)

1850.

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1880's Beautiful French Antique Large Hand Coloured by Epoque Vintage, €18.00

Example of patterned gown during the Bustle Period. fashion plate, beautiful striped dress from the bustle period. Also lovely as steampunk inspiration.

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Godey's Lady's Book Fashion Plate from one of the 1884 Winter issues. It fell out of a bound copy of the 1884 issues, so I'm not sure which month it is for yet . It looks to be late-Fall or Winter.

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