Royal Wedding dress designer Sarah Burton makes sure she gets noticed at Met Gala... by turning up in bridal gown
Savage Beauty: McQueen was known for using high contrast in his work, marring dark and light, and soft and hard. It is a skill Mrs Burton has inherited and continued in the label's designs since his death
1860 The vast hoop skirts of the mid-19th century were supported by crinolines – steel, cage-like structures worn with a corset and petticoats. The crinoline reached its maximum dimensions in 1860 and then started to shrink to less ludicrous proportions. for women.
World War 2: Underwear and uniform. Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time. Research for my historical romance Into The Unknown - http://lornapeel.com/into-the-unknown