Three evening gowns of Queen Maud of Norway.  1907 - 1909.  She loved that Princess style cut.  Such a tiny waist.

Three evening gowns of Queen Maud of Norway. 1907 - 1909. She loved that Princess style cut. Such a tiny waist.

Evening gown, Callot Soeurs, ca. 1909–13 or 1907–10 (sources difffer). Silk satin, metallic tulle, and silk tulle. Photos: Jean Tholance. Les Arts Décoratifs and Europeana Fashion

Evening gown, Callot Soeurs, ca. 1909–13 or 1907–10 (sources difffer). Silk satin, metallic tulle, and silk tulle. Photos: Jean Tholance. Les Arts Décoratifs and Europeana Fashion

ca 1910 raspberry silk velvet ball gown with netting yoke and sleeves embellished with rhinestones, and one large fabric flower on front bodice. Probably French.

ca 1910 raspberry silk velvet ball gown with netting yoke and sleeves embellished with rhinestones, and one large fabric flower on front bodice. Probably French.

It's always good to have some inspiration before tackling the more literary Halloween costumes: Faces of the Victorian Era

It's always good to have some inspiration before tackling the more literary Halloween costumes: Faces of the Victorian Era

Victorian Undergarments | The Dusty Victorian: Victorian Underwear in my Laundry Room - Part I

Victorian Undergarments | The Dusty Victorian: Victorian Underwear in my Laundry Room - Part I

Kate Winslet's dress from the Titanic Movie... One of the prettiest dresses she got to wear :)

Kate Winslet's dress from the Titanic Movie... One of the prettiest dresses she got to wear :)

Waist Trainers - Lycra,NutrimWaist,Hook and Eye,Machine Washable,Purple, Latex

Waist Trainers - Lycra,NutrimWaist,Hook and Eye,Machine Washable,Purple, Latex

A pretty young woman in the The lingerie she wore was intended to give her a straight, so-called boyish silhouette. In many ways, this adolescent silhouette is the same we find in haute couture today.

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