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If you wanted to look super fashionable while being athletic, it wasn’t a problem. | 23 Charming Photos That Prove The Victorian Era Had The Best Fashion

If you wanted to look super fashionable while being athletic, it wasn't a problem.

Pink flannel walking suit, ca. late 1890s. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo

Pink flannel walking suit, ca. late Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum, Tokyo Love the Frogs on this costume!

Young woman on bicycle. Another feature of the 1890s was the emergence of a simple everyday dress for women consisting of a white blouse and simple skirt, usually of darker material. This combination went on right into the 1920s. Here the young woman wears a typical boater-like hat on the top of her head, and her blouse has large “leg of mutton” sleeves.

Young woman on bicycle. Another feature of the was the emergence of a simple everyday dress for women consisting of a white blouse and simple skirt, usually of darker material. This combination went on right into the Here the young woman wear

cycling costume... I love this one! Inspiration for one of my next tweed ride outfits.

I continue to be astounded at how long it took to develop the bicycle, and at how society tried to keep women from riding! Gilded Age attire for the new craze of bicycling, for men and women. Depicted here in the, The Ladies Standard Magazine, June

1860's Victorian, Civil War Era, Red Brown Checkered Bustle Gown

1860's Victorian, Civil War Era, Red Brown Checkered Bustle Gown

Victorian Fashion

These lovely "Street Toilettes" would be stunning as modern garments. From The Delineator, December 1898

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