Mourning dress, c. 1889
Victorian Bat costume based on a French fashion plate (left), c. 1887
SOMEBODY MADE IT BACK THEN AND TOOK A PHOTO
THIS IS THE BEST DAY EVER
A fashion plate from 1875 showing styles of dress for a Christmas and New Year’s party.
Re-posting two costume plates- The Hornet and The Incroyable -from the book, Fancy Dresses Described by Ardern Holt, 1887. This book gives advice on what to wear to fancy dress balls or masquerade balls and includes many illustrations. Have some Halloween costume inspiration from the Victorian Era!
Walking Dress, Girl’s Jacket and Plastron; accessories from the August 1887 issue of Peterson’s Magazine