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Hello everyone, today we’re gonna take a look at the fashion styles of 1829. I really love the big hats decorated with feathers and ribbons and the bright hues of some of these outfits. And, if you’ve ever wondered what costumes fashionable women wore at masquerade balls, here’s a fashion plate with a nice suggestion.
Hello everyone, here we are again with more prints of morning, evening and fancy dresses from the year 1829. What do you think of them? Do you like the styles that were popular back then? MAY ENGLISH MORNING DRESS Dress of cotta pali, oiseau de Paradis colour. The corsage is disposed in plaits, diagonally placed
Hello everyone, today we’re gonna take a look at what fashions were popular in the summer of 1829. There’s even an image of a wedding dress. Enjoy! AUGUST WEDDING DRESS A Round dress of Brussels lace over a slip of white gros de Tours; the body of the slip is cut low and square; the
Hello everyone, today I bring even more plates showing the fashions that were popular in 1829. Enjoy! Evening Dress A dress of white striped gauze, over pink satin: the body a la Grecque, with short sleeves, edged round the arm with narrow blond: the border of the dress is of gauze, bouillone, headed by a
Hello everyone, I’ve found two more fashion plates from the year 1829 and thought I’d share them with you. Aren’t these dresses very pretty? My favourite is the second one. I love the style, the feminine colour combination and the many feathers in the hat. I just can’t resist a nice feather hat. Here are