END OF THE WAR WOO!! World War I ended and Fashion responded by dropping waists to high hip levels and … More


“radical styles” Shape and silhouette constantly changed over time. More radical styles like the hobble skirt and the lampshade skirt … More


bye bye Victorian times As the Victorian era drew to its close, skirts were elongated at the back to form … More


In 1889 the bustle began to fad and by 1891 just a tiny pad remained. The gathers at the back of … More


RETURN OF THE BUSTLE! Popular demand brought back the bustle in 1883, but with changes. It was now worn at … More


‘the bustle’ In the early 1870s the shoulders were allowed to return to the position nature intended. In 1876-78 the … More

1850’s – 1860’s

‘The Cage’ By 1855, the cage crinoline or hoop as they called it became very popular, skirts expanded to their maximum size. … More


I am a UK fashion student and as apart of my course into the history of fashion I will be … More