Portrait of Katarina Gustavsdotter Vasa, Princess of Sweden Painting circa The National Museum. Ancestor of George III, Sophie of Nassau (through whom the Vasa line returned to Sweden), Queen Louise of Prussia.
I don't know how women managed to breathe with corsets like these. Fashion shouldn't mean torture, no matter how beautiful~ said the previous pinner. I would like to argue that jeans and a tee shirt are not fashion Edwardian dress 1912
1910 - 1913 - Navy blue day dress with thin vertical pinstripes. It also features a white, high-neck cotton lace collar with blue pipping, coordinating lace at the ends of the sleeves, and soutache embroidery on the front.
We Had Faces Then — Teens meet on the corner, New York City, 1948