Women would change their clothes multiple time a day If you were a middle to an upper-class woman in the Victorian Era you wouldn’t go a day wearing just one outfit. Due to the strict etiquette regarding what outfits were appropriate for different occasions, many women would change their clothes multiple times a day. Women… Continue reading 6 Crazy Facts about Victorian Fashion Etiquette
Most fashion enthusiasts would agree that the 70s, 80s, 90s and the early 00s had some of the weirdest fashion trends in history. The 70s were kind of ugly with strange silhouettes and an abundance of yellow and brown. The 80s were extravagant and unnecessarily bright and crazy. The 90s were a boring decade of… Continue reading Why the 70s, 80s, and 90s seem like the worst fashion decades.
Fashion trends are often circular, someone wears something fabulous, people follow suit and then 20 years later that trend has a revival. Thats why the 90s have made a revival in recent years. However, there are some fashions that are timeless and classic, and no matter what they are guaranteed to always look stylish. Black… Continue reading The Timeless Trends that always guarantee a Classic Look.
Elisabeth of Austria was the Empress of Austria by her marriage to Emperor Franz Joseph I from 1854 until her assassination in 1898. In her time she was a renowned beauty, so much so that when presented to her future husband (who at the time was promised to her sister) he immediately fell in love… Continue reading Elisabeth of Austria and her gruelling beauty rituals
Movies have long been an inspiration for various fashion trends throughout history. During the 1940s movies were essentially the number 1 in entertainment and their influence in fashion was huge. One of the defining silhouettes of the era was inspired by the film Kitty Foyle and the dress which shares its name is the subject… Continue reading Clothing Inspired by Movies (Kitty Foyle)
Louis XIV was King of France for 72 years. To this day he remains the longest reigning monarch in European History. Although he is probably best known for his desire to be an absolute monarch, its also important to remember that is was he who established France as the centre of fashion. Fashions had always… Continue reading What do Louis XIV and Christian Louboutin have in common?
Every era has its fair share of insane fashion and beauty trends and the Victorian era is no different. The Victorian era's insane trends particularly stand out for their ability to endanger the health of those following them. So today we look back at some of the crazier trends from that period. Arsenic Baths Today… Continue reading 5 Insane Fashion and Beauty Trends from The Victorian Era