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Smart Summer Frock April 1917

Smart Summer Frock April 1917

1910s Fashion - 1910 - 1919 I understand that Grandpa Fred was quite dapper as a young man.

Fashion - 1910 - 1919 I understand that Grandpa Fred was quite dapper as a young man.

Dress, Mme. Percy, England, ca. 1910. Aqua silk satin with cream embroidery, net, and black velvet. This aqua silk is muted by a layer of black net and ivory lace. | FIT Museum

Percy, England, ca. Aqua silk satin with cream embroidery & black velvet. In the early century, cultivated women regarded pastels & muted shades as refined~

Dressing a Titanic Lady

Dressing a Titanic Lady

Belle Epoque evening gown by Liberty Company Ltd, London Paris. Circa 1910 to Was sold in an English department store belonging to the family of Calgary entrepreneur Joseph Stanley. This design is rich with lace, embroidery multi hued silk voile.

Dress: ca. 1910's, American, silk satin, silk velvet, lace. "Between 1908 and 1918 clothing styles gradually changed to reflect the new century and new women. Waistlines were raised, and longer and straighter corsets replaced the S-shaped ones. The corset—almost reaching below the thighs—helped achieve tubular, slimmer silhouettes. These columnar sheath dresses were reminiscent of the fashion of the early 1800s. The hemlines rose in this period to reveal the ankles."

Dress: circa American, silk satin, silk velvet, and lace. "Between 1908 and 1918 clothing styles gradually changed to these columnar sheath dresses, reminiscent of the fashion of the early The hemlines rose in this period to reveal the ankles.

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