I recommend this book as a very accurate guide to the period for researchers, costumers or fashion enthusiasts.
The pictures are beautiful and very well done, and easy to see the detail of the dresses, swimming outfits, riding habits etc..
Nobody who is at all interested in fashions of the late Victorian and Edwardian periods should be without this book!
If you are looking for a comprehensive book about victorian fashion, this is it! look no further. My one and only complain is that I would have loved to get fashion examples from... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Aurea F.
Only wish it was in color. Provides clear and concise description of what was worn and how fashion blossomed. Great layout with a lot sketches.Published 16 months ago by lmonte
This is a tremendously interesting book. The selection of fashion plates is excellent and the decades spanned are very well covered in terms of the clothing and various details... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Andrew B. Marlay
I have used this book as a resource to help in creating historically accurate Victorian ball gowns. I am not Cinderella, but I do get to go to the ball once in a while, and I want... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dale L Coppock
Dresses were often made of loose flowing material, sashes and bows. The fabrics were rarely plain and featured detailed ornamentation such as lace or silk flowers. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Linda Cargill
So many beautiful designs. I use it to make doll dresses. I have this book along with other to have as a reference. I especially like the hatsPublished 22 months ago by Francis M. Lopez
I like the nie pics, but it doesn't cover all years. I think this is a very valuable resource for the seamstress.Published on February 2, 2013 by googly pie