I love everything about this! The hair, the dress, everything. ~K~ This Lady reminds me of "Mary" from Downton Abby

Victorian Era Fashion: Historic Clothing

This showcases the "La belle Epoque" spirit of the era during the Edwardian era. This image demonstrates the type of dress style that women wore. La belle Epoque was a period in history that lead up to WWI.

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The original poster indicated this was "Lily" and the tags that she was a British actress. -- Such an elegant style, uugh why can't society have this level of class?

Stunning!!!!! 1908 Callot Soeurs dress by Kay Berry 1900s turn of the century blue silk sheer embroidered pale aqua gold grecian

Optical illusion made of paper: A light green dress inspired by Mariano Fortuny and a 1908 Callot Soeurs dress. So ethereal and beautiful.

African American woman in the 1890s

Make one special photo charms for your pets, compatible with your Pandora bracelets. African American woman in the

blackhistoryalbum:  Femme Fatale | The Black Victorians | 1890s via Black History Album, The Way We WereFollow us on TUMBLR, PINTEREST

Madame Vice President: Minnie Brown (taken at White Studios, NY, “She was an actress and singer, and a member of the Williams Walker Vaudevillian troupe. In 1920 she served as vice president for the National Association of Negro Musicians.

Beautiful black woman 1899...absolutely gorgeous!

This is a portrait of a young African American woman. The photograph was taken in So many of the pictures of African Americans from t.


Unidentified couple, ca. Hoole Special Collections Library at The University of Alabama. See online genealogical resource, AfriGeneas to search for African-American family history.

Ida Stanhope, 1903                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Ida Stanhope, 1903 good idea for sash that makes mid waist form. Soft gentle selves, like nice chiffon.

Brighton England 1912

A 1912 photograph of women in Lucile tea apparel. This photo was featured alongside Lucile’s Her Wardrobe column in Good Housekeeping magazine. I hope to revive garden parties.


Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago