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Victorian Era

Crinoline: The Victorian Fashion Garment That Killed Ar...

October 27, 2016

Unlike the farthingales and panniers, the crinoline was worn by Victorian women of every social class. In his etiquette manual published in 1875, George Routledg...

25 Incredible Hand-Tinted Photos of Victorian Girls

October 20, 2016

These vintage photos are tintypes and daguerreotypes taken between 1840s to 1860s. Of course they came in black and white but someone took it upon himself to hand-tint t...

Victorian Era Waistcoat Fashion of Teenage Boys

October 14, 2016

A suit vest, or a waistcoat was first known about mid-late of the 17th century. Suit vests were commonly worn by older gentlemen, but sometimes they were also a favorite sty...

4 Elaborate Mourning Rituals From the Victorian Era

October 8, 2016

1. Mourning Dress For Victorians, dressing for mourning didn’t stop after the funeral. It was an elaborate process that could go on for years, particularly for women. A ...