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la mode illustrée, 1888

"Show Boat" inspiration - Act I - 1888

La mode illustree 1883 - Plate 37

also unusual side sash on the grey dress <--- The one on the left is going to be the inspiration for my costume.

Time Traveling in Costume: WORKING OUT THE DETAILS: Truly Victorian 1873 polonaise

La Mode Polonaise Dresses, 1872 The early bustle period is characterized by a skirt shape that’s focused backwards, but still remains slightly full at the sides. Decoration and ornamentation has.

Revue de la Mode 1887

Revue de la Mode 1887

1886- I really really like this color contrast.

During the Bustle Period, women wore a fitted bodice with a fuller bottom on the backside usually with patterns and brighter colors that matched her accessories such as a parasol or a purse.

Freja 1889

Freja 1889