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Gala dress, dated between 1905 and 1910, at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design. See: http://digitaltmuseum.no/things/gallakjole/NMK-D/OK-1962-0012?query=gallakjole&search_context=1&page=1&count=55&pos=16


Tea Gown Liberty & Co., 1885. The Artistic dress had its roots in mid-Victorian England, where Pre-Raphaelite artists, with their love of things medieval, and disdain of industrialized society, revived a version of the loose fitting, relatively plain gowns of that time. Its successor, Aesthetic dress, drew from the same design, but not philosophical.

Circa 1885 silk Tea gown, by Liberty of London. Tea gown, 1886 -- [the Victorian woman's idea of designer sweats].

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Dresses 6 and 8 are appropriate for Juliet Capulet. I love the feminine tones of the pink on dress 6 and the detailing of the flowers on dress Dress 11 seems to fit for a older female character such as Juliet's mother.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Bulbenkova (?), St. Petersburg, Russia. Late 19th to early 20th centuries. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread. State Hermitage Museum (links: https://www.hermitagemuseum.org/wps/portal/hermitage/digital-collection/08.+Applied+Arts/1263422/?lng=en, http://www.hermitageline.ru/ru/blog/view/bal). Other photos are via Ghosts of Imperial Russia's Tumblr. CLICK FOR VERY LARGE, HI-RES IMAGES.

Ceremonial court dress belonging to Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. Made by the workshop of O. Velvet, satin and gilded metal thread.

Embroidered white cambric wedding dress, Danish, 1797. Probably worn by Baroness Eleonora Sophie Rantzau when she married Count Preben Bille-Brahe in Hvedholm, 1797.

Late Georgian/Early Regency Dress Plans

Historical Accuracy Reincarnated : Photo

My version of a Victorian fashion timeline. It may not be correct but I think I got the basic dress shapes right. I also realize that the Victorian.

1910 Evening Dress, getting ideas for today's wedding dresses.

Edwardian Dress: Tiered silk net with metallic embroidery over pink satin with raised-waist velvet bodice. 1910 by the Paris fashion house Worth.

1881-1886 Court dress via the National Historical Museum

Court dress, From the National Historical Museum. I would so wear this to a costume ball. if only I ever had a costume ball to go to.