Fashion

The Jane Austen Story

May 15, 2010

Jane Austen exhibition reveals author’s life and brings new prominence to her final resting place. [...]

Daguerreotypes Reflect Fashion Trends

April 13, 2010

MY  LIKENESS TAKEN: Daguerreian Portraits in America, 1840-1860 By Joan L. Severa Cloth $65.00 ISBN 0-87338-837-2 303 p., 8-1/2 x 11 300 daguerreotypes Kent State University [...]

Make Your Own Victorian Shoes

January 18, 2010

The fashion conscious Victorian lady would anxiously await her next issue of Godey’s Lady’s Book or the Peterson’s Magazine for the latest clothing styles. If she [...]

Boys Victorian Clothing – 1860s

January 14, 2010

During the nineteenth century, both boys and girls wore dresses for the first few years. Before toddler boys graduated to tunics or trousers they wore full skirted frocks [...]

Fancy Dress Party

January 2, 2010

An elaborate fancy dress party with fabulous fancy dress costumes for the rich and famous. [...]
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