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A model walks the runway during the Vivienne Westwood Ready-To-Wear Fall/Winter 2012

Blast from the past: Dame Vivienne Westwood takes inspiration from the 17th Century for her latest collection

This is an example of a silk Romantic Period style dress. It shows the leg-of-mutton sleeve which was very popular at the beginning of the period.

This is an example of a silk Romantic Period style dress. It shows the leg-of-mutton sleeve which was very popular at the beginning of the period.

This dress has the Marie Sleeves. these sleeves were large at the top then they were fitted at the bottom and sectioned off by ribbons. this style was very popular during the Romantic Period. Romantic period cotton dress, c.1830.

This dress has the Marie Sleeves. these sleeves were large at the top then they were fitted at the bottom and sectioned off by ribbons. this style was very popular during the Romantic Period. Romantic period cotton dress, c.1830.

1830's Romantic Period Bonnet PATTERN BY LYNN MCMASTERS

1830's Romantic Period Bonnet PATTERN BY LYNN MCMASTERS

Oh can someone tell me who the mysterious man in the black glasses is?                           HINT: He usually dons horns <3

Oh can someone tell me who the mysterious man in the black glasses is? HINT: He usually dons horns <3

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1845-Romantic-Period-Summer-Gown-antique-Dress-antique-gown-robe-ancienne

These men wear top hats, which were considered formal hats for men of the Romantic Period. During the Romantic Period, there were also collapsable top hats called gibuses.

These men wear top hats, which were considered formal hats for men of the Romantic Period. During the Romantic Period, there were also collapsable top hats called gibuses.

Fendi Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show - Avery Blanchard

Fendi Spring 2016 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show

Ulyana Sergeenko Couture SS 2013 <3 Romantic period inspired with full skirt and wide brimmed bonnet.  The sleeves are either imbecile, marie, or a variation of sleeve en bouffant

Ulyana Sergeenko Couture SS 2013 <3 Romantic period inspired with full skirt and wide brimmed bonnet. The sleeves are either imbecile, marie, or a variation of sleeve en bouffant

Here is a drawing or painting of two women walking around outside. Their skirts end above the ankle, dresses have demi-gigot sleeves, and they are wearing waist belts, and hats. Romantic Period.

Here is a drawing or painting of two women walking around outside. Their skirts end above the ankle, dresses have demi-gigot sleeves, and they are wearing waist belts, and hats. Romantic Period.

An Edwardian home in Glasgow | Period Living, love the vintage romantic feel while still having big wide open windows.

An Edwardian home in Glasgow | Period Living, love the vintage romantic feel while still having big wide open windows.