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Video Post Wed, Apr. 23, 2014 73,123 notes

gdfalksen:

Carnival of Venice.

(Source: elosilla, via schmallison)




Ask me anything Wed, Apr. 23, 2014 1,608 notes
Anonymous Asked:
do you have any blogs/posts about period fashions?

writeworld:

We have a few links that might be of service!

Blogs, you ask?

  • costumehistory: History of Fashion and Costume throughout the centuries. (thanks, anon!)
  • fashionsfromhistoryHistorical Fashions From The Past
  • ornamentedbeing. (thanks, anon!)
  • ravensquiffles: Goth, dressmaker, birdwatcher, lover of graveyards, churches, cathedrals and all things Victorian. (thanks, anon!)
  • fashioninhistory: A blog that showcases the works of designers from the 1700’s to the 21st century. (thanks, anon!)
  • historicalfashion: A blog posting historical fashion garments, portraits, or drawings from the Middle Ages to the 1950s, and some special exceptions for later dates. This includes photographs, explanation of the garment, and historical details. Long live the past!
  • mimic-of-modes: What it says on the tin.
  • howpeoplelived: This is a blog all about social history and the weird stuff that used to fly, from customs to costumes. I’ll try to cover historical themes from all over the world.
  • fripperiesandfobs: Pictures of costumes, both historic and modern.
  • 18thcenturyfashion: The fragments that are left to us in paintings and antiques, how we view it in film and popular culture and anything else that catches my eye.
  • damesalamode: Historic Ladies in Fashion- fashion plates from the 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • the-vintage-dress: This blog is where I express my love of vintage dresses.
  • awesomefashions: Cool fashions; all time periods.
  • defunctfashion: Historic Fashion and Exceptional Recreations
  • yeoldefashion: Pictures from fashion history.
  • oldrags: Fashion history blog (Favorite decades: 1910’s, 1800’s, 1870’s)
  • omgthatdress: A blog for fashion and history.
  • hatsfromhistory: I love hats. Especially historical hats. If I think they are beautiful, unusual, or interesting I’ll put them up here.
Not Tumblr (Still Awesome):

Thank you for your question!

-C





Video Post Wed, Apr. 23, 2014 131 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Day ensemble of Princess Mathilde Bonaparte, 1860’s

From the Réunion des Musées Nationaux




Text Post Tue, Apr. 22, 2014 113 notes

When fashion and conservation and history collide

omgthatdress:

Since it’s Earth Day, here’s some fun earth facts for ya:

The Conservation Movement that brought things like national parks, environmental protections, Earth Day, etc. was in part because the immense popularity of feathered hats at the turn of the 20th century drove bird species to near extinction.  






Photo Post Tue, Apr. 22, 2014 21,734 notes

realbreath:

80s punk

realbreath:

80s punk

(via boomgoesthenitro)




Photo Post Sat, Apr. 19, 2014 411 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Redfern evening dress ca. 1904
From the Museum of the City of New York via the Huffington Post

fripperiesandfobs:

Redfern evening dress ca. 1904

From the Museum of the City of New York via the Huffington Post




Video Post Wed, Apr. 16, 2014 218 notes

omgthatdress:

Dress

1870s

Kerry Taylor Auctions




Photo Post Wed, Apr. 16, 2014 167 notes

omgthatdress:

Dress
1871-1873
The FIDM Museum

omgthatdress:

Dress

1871-1873

The FIDM Museum




Video Post Wed, Apr. 16, 2014 900 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Evening dress, 1910’s

From the collection of Alexandre Vassiliev via Fashion Blog




Photo Post Tue, Apr. 15, 2014 128 notes

fripperiesandfobs:

Day dress, 1880’s
From the collection of Alexandre Vassiliev

What does it say about me that I want to see this dress remade in about six different fabrics?

fripperiesandfobs:

Day dress, 1880’s

From the collection of Alexandre Vassiliev

What does it say about me that I want to see this dress remade in about six different fabrics?



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