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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, let’s continue our foray into the fashions of the year 1829, with new prints of ball, dinner and masquerade dresses: MARCH COSTUME OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY This dress is composed of transparent French tulle over a slip of rich white satin: the skirt is of a moderate length and ornamented round the edge
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