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Victorian Decorative Buttons
August 9, 2010 – 3:44 am | 903 Comments
Victorian Decorative Buttons

Mid-nineteenth century women’s fashions featured an abundance of ornate trimmings including frills, flounces, lace, braid, fringe, ribbons, and buttons. At times, buttons were as frivolous and decorative as jewelry.

The Wide Brim Hat of the 20s
August 8, 2010 – 3:03 am | 2,732 Comments
The Wide Brim Hat of the 20s

During the first years of the 1920s, the wide brim hat style of the Edwardian era continued to be chic.

Dressing for the Races
July 31, 2010 – 12:58 pm | 2,483 Comments
Dressing for the Races

During the early 20th century, elite fashion designers such as Worth, Lanvin, Doucet, Poiret, Callot Soeurs, Redfern, Paquin, and Beers actively dressed the privileged and influential. Many designs were created for the idealistic leisure activities …

Victorian Craft: Peacock Fan
July 27, 2010 – 9:16 am | 3,053 Comments
Victorian Craft: Peacock Fan

With these simple directions, create an elegant Victorian fan originally featured in an 1883 women’s magazine.