Contemporary version of the classic "Gibson Girl" updo which was originally popular from the late Victorian Era through the Edwardian Era.

Contemporary version of the classic "Gibson Girl" updo which was originally popular from the late Victorian Era through the Edwardian Era.

edwardian era makeup | Oh, you beauty! This Maur-Gibson Girl is a modern girl doing Victorian ...

edwardian era makeup | Oh, you beauty! This Maur-Gibson Girl is a modern girl doing Victorian ...

1900-1906  - The Pompadour was a hangover from the Victorian era.  This hairstyle was popular from the 1890s and is seen in the "Gibson  girl" illustrations of the time.  The style spilled over into the first years of the 20th century when large elaborately trimmed "Picture" hats continued to be worn.  Women adopted the simpler Low Pompadour hairstyle for daily wear....

1900-1906 - The Pompadour was a hangover from the Victorian era. This hairstyle was popular from the 1890s and is seen in the "Gibson girl" illustrations of the time. The style spilled over into the first years of the 20th century when large elaborately trimmed "Picture" hats continued to be worn. Women adopted the simpler Low Pompadour hairstyle for daily wear....

Another Steampunk set...Please? PETITION [Pics Galore!] 34 Sigs ...

Another Steampunk set...Please? PETITION [Pics Galore!] 34 Sigs & Counting!

One of my favourite ways to bring a bit of Edwardian charm into my day-to-day life is an Edwardian inspired hairstyle or two. They’re perfect for my long hair, and the ones I’ve devised are easy, elegant, and they wear … Continue reading →

Everyday Edwardian: Three Basic Hairstyles

One of my favourite ways to bring a bit of Edwardian charm into my day-to-day life is an Edwardian inspired hairstyle or two. They’re perfect for my long hair, and the ones I’ve devised are easy, elegant, and they wear … Continue reading →

The classic Gibson girl. Is it any wonder that this look has lasted for hundreds of years as an ideal of feminine beauty?

The classic Gibson girl. Is it any wonder that this look has lasted for hundreds of years as an ideal of feminine beauty?

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