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1895 evening boots. Compliment your unique steampunk style with a custom perfume created just for you - check out http://www.designyourownperfume.co.uk to be inspired:)

So this is rather lovely – a map of the British Isles created out of text that relates to its geographical location – so the Isle of Wight is illustrated with the word 1970, for the epic festival that occurred there in that year. It’s by Angus McArthur & Alison Hardcastle, and you can pick it up from Theo.

1906 or 1907 Gala dress Made for Queen Maud of Norway by Morin-Blossier, Paris. Machine- and hand-sewn gullaméstoff (I couldn’t find a translation of this word), covered with silk tulle embroidered with metallic thread. Artificial diamonds and pearls, metal sequins, and gold fabric. Via National Museum for Art, Architecture, and Design, Norway

One of the bad points about growing up in the 1960's/1970's were the things our parents made us wear like hand knitted Balaclavas :-(

from V and A Collections

Overdress

Overdress Place of origin: Coromandel Coast, India (made) Date: ca. 1760-1770 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Painted and dyed cotton, partly lined with silk Credit Line: Given by Mrs Raphael Nahon Museum number: IM.39-1934