zondag 4 oktober 2009

the victorian era

PRE-HOOP 1840-1855

you can order really nice victorian patterns. Not only women's wear but also patterns for men's clothing. But what i like is that they tell us a lot about the history!!!! So go and see theyr website!!!!

Queen Victoria ruled England from 1837-1901.
Before this time, men were the focus of fashion, but with a queen in power, women surged to the forefront. The role af a wife became to show of her husbands status and wealth to the public, the husband receding into the background........ read more at

HOOP 1856-1869
EARLY BUSTLE 1869-1876
NATURAL FORM 1877-1882
LATE BUSTLE 1883-1889

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