Chamber Garments for the Victorian Gentleman
The street garments of the well-to-do leisure class Victorian gentleman are costly enough, but there are numerous special garments—chamber garments, so to speak—in which these gentlemen are exceeding curious and lavish.
Victorian Shoes, c. 1850
Colorful Berlin wool work men's shoes, or slippers. This colorful pair of Victorian shoes, or Berlin wool work slippers, are from the mid-19th century. Berlin wool work was a style of embroidery very popular during the Victorian era.
Leisure Clothing for 1867
The extended wardrobe of the well-to-do Victorian gentleman included numerous garments and costumes designed for specific leisure activities. Fashions for bicycles, tourists, shooting, yachting and more.
Victorian Smoking Cap
A smoking cap or lounging cap was popular as informal gentleman's wear from the late 1840s through the 1880s.