When should you be wearing a cocktail or evening dress? It all depends on the formality of the event. It’s generally acknowledged that “cocktail hour” is from 5-7pm, and evening gowns are worn after that. But if you really want to know how long your dress should be, just ask the festival organizer.
Ah, the luxurious life of the 1920s: the dresses, the atmosphere, and spirit of the time – and now a wave of weddings in the style of The Great Gatsby has already begun. In fact, Gatsby style belongs to the Art Deco movement of the 1920s. Let’s plunge into the luxury of the 1920s together and try to understand the peculiarities of the wedding dress in the Gatsby style.
Heels can transform your look instantly. Wearing heels can add a stylish twist to a serious skirt or casual jeans. High heels have the ability to transform any outfit into an evening look.
There are many advantages of wearing high heels besides the visual impact. High heels can also affect the way a person’s figure appears and their personal style. Advantages of high heels are they can:
We think the modern high heeled shoe traces its history to the Baroque era (early 17th century). According to one version, the first wearers were French officers, whose heavy, high leather boots had the key element of a set heel. The heels were necessary so that during riding, the leg could be held in the stirrup better.
Another version of the legend says that the first heels appeared at the riders of the Golden Horde of the 13th century Mongolian Empire. Heels were needed for a comfortable ride on horseback.
The first woman who appeared in public in her high heeled shoes …
The veil is one of the best-known accoutrements for a bride. Walking down the aisle in a cloud of white, she is only unveiled when she reaches the altar. How did this custom start, and why have we kept it?
Women’s Fashion in Victorian Britain – Part II
The fashion of the Victorian Britain includes the silhouette of the “hourglass”. Lush, complex sleeves, thin, “spring” waist and a huge, long skirt resembling a bell. Such an intricate design was even difficult to call a dress. It was even more difficult to provide proper care for such a look. And it was very difficult to move in it, not to mention the fact that this style did not portray every woman. But the ladies, together with the craftsmen and tailors found a way. The life of the dress (which, given the complexity of its construction, was not cheap at all) was extended due to the high quality of the fabric and the restrained non-restrained colors. And that the overall look did not turn out to be too dull, women of the day adorned them with snow-white collars and cuffs, skillfully supplementing with ornaments.
In the first part, we talked only about parts of the dresses, that were mandatory for a distinguished lady’s wardrobe. The most luxurious dresses we saved, of course, for dessert:
Women’s Outfits for Different Occasions in Victorian Britain
Having taken the reins of Britain at a young age, Queen Victoria was madly in love with her husband and immensely happy with her life in general. Her subjects could feel it, too. The country was roaring into the future, full of high hopes and big dreams. Naturally, the fashion of the time reflected that optimism and excitement, with a style that focused on romance and youth. Ladies’ clothing in particular began to take on what we would call a more feminine look.
A Victorian lady’s wardrobe included, as a rule, the following outfits for different occasions:
Romantic Valentine’s Day – one more reason to remind your significant other of the special feelings that bind you. There are many ways to do Valentines day the traditional way, but this is Wardrobe Shop, so why not arrange a more unique experience? Our guide to a truly unique date with the love of your life, will not only be useful to you Valentine’s Day, but also on any other day in which you want to show your love for the one you love.