DESCRIPTION OF STEEL FASHION-PLATE FOR JULY Fig. 1. — Dress of white grenadine barege, spotted with purple. One deep fluted flounce is on the edge of the skirt. Over this is a narrow fluted ruffle and a rose quilling of purple silk. The corsage is low, in order that itContinue Reading

No 10.—OCTOBER 1852. The grand novelty at Delisle’s for out-of-door winter garments is a new tissue, stronger than cloth, as supple as cashmere, and as soft and silky as velvet. It is called ouatine. This splendid article is destined to one of those immense successes which mark an epoch. OuatineContinue Reading

Wearing nature was never a problem for the Victorians. Here the humble little apple seed was turned into a sweet Victorian comb from 1868.

Pink and Black, Electric Blue, Maize with Brown and Golds, Myrtle Green & Terra Cotta sounds like a beautiful bouquet of colors which were featured here in this May fashions from 1888.