I like the stronger colors. I need to figure out a way for her to look older and more worldly than Cecily, color is good. Day dress ca. 1900 From the Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti via Europeana Fashion
Gibson Girl - early Gibson Girl was the first national beauty standard in America. She was a member of upper class society, always perfectly dressed in the latest fashionable attire appropriate for the place and time of day.
Two piece dress, c. Black and white print cotton in vertical floral pattern. This is a ready-made example of easily laundered dresses (they were called "wash" dresses), that could have been purchased at a local store or through mail-order catalogs.