For the study of historical dress; consisting of analyses of costume in paintings, translations of and research into fashion plates, and occasionally actual sewing.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Description of the Newest Dress, 1775
I know this isn't new to anyone anymore, but a while ago I was looking up descriptions of the transitional dress in the mid-1770s, and I've had a page in Google Books open in a tab for a while. It's from the Lady's Magazine, May 1775, p. 233: