From hoop skirts to bustles: a practical book that's also fun to color An era that saw women's fashions go from hoop skirts to softly draped bustles, the late Victorian and Edwardian periods also provided well-to-do ladies with elegant day dresses featuring leg-o'-mutton sleeves and lavish evening... read more
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Victorian Fashions CD-ROM and Book by Dover Features 379 beautiful black-and-white fashion illustrations from Godey's, Harper's Bazar, and others: mid- to late-Victorian walking dresses, ball gowns, cloaks, shawls, and capes, as well as hats, shoes, parasols, handbags, and other decorative accessories.
Godey's Fashions Coloring Book by Ming-Ju Sun Superb illustrations, adapted from Godey's Lady's Book, a popular 19th-century fashion magazine, provide authentic views of Victorian fashions — from lace-edged necklines and elongated bodices to fitted bonnets and extravagant bustles. 30 plates.
From hoop skirts to bustles: a practical book that's also fun to color An era that saw women's fashions go from hoop skirts to softly draped bustles, the late Victorian and Edwardian periods also provided well-to-do ladies with elegant day dresses featuring leg-o'-mutton sleeves and lavish evening wear with plunging necklines. Twenty-nine colorable illustrations of fashionable apparel from the 1860s through 1910 depict — among other outfits — opera capes, frock coats, top hats, and knitted swimwear for men; and for the ladies, walking suits with narrow skirts, bathing outfits that completely cover the figure, and billowing bloomers for bicycling. A dazzling collection for theatrical designers, fashion historians, and style mavens; delightful entertainment for colorists of all ages.
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