Victorian Wedding Fashion: Tradition and Preparation for the Ceremony  Part I. Dress of the bride
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Victorian Wedding Fashion: Tradition and Preparation for the Ceremony Part I. Dress of the bride

The Victorian wedding traditions that have developed during the reign of Queen Victoria have had a big impact on how they celebrate the wedding day to this day. It was a truly intense fashion period, still inspiring designers, brides, and, of course, needlewomen. The wedding day is the most significant event in the life of…

Beauty Secrets of a Victorian Lady. Part 2
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Beauty Secrets of a Victorian Lady. Part 2

The prim and proper veneer of the Victorian era is shattered with a close look at the exaggerated, almost ostentatious fashionable looks of the day. Outfits emphasized the feminine with tight corsets, cumbersome hoop skirts and ornate accessories. Our fashions today seem almost boring in comparison! As with today, clothing in the Victorian era was a status…