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Hello everyone, here are some plates of styles that were fashionable in the winter of 1835, some of which include both the front and back of the dress. I’m not a big fan of the big sleeves that were popular in this period. They give the figure such a funny shape! But I quite like
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, here are some more prints of clothes that were very fashionable in the last months of 1816. I find the ball dress delightful, but I’m not sure about the rest… Mmm.. What do you think? OCTOBER HALF DRESS A GOWN of lilac sarsnet, cut low round the bust, which is trimmed with pink