Leia's 1883 steampunkish walking dress - wearwhenwhy.com

On Wear When Why I champion Indian ethnic wear and share my thoughts on Indian costume design, Bollywood sarees and look at the different types of Indian attire.

A Lass Of Yesteryear // Great blog about historical garment construction

faithful-in-christ: “ Psalm (NLT) Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts. They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths.

SilkDamask : Icy Blue Silk & Feathers: Two Wintery Victorian Garments, 1870s-1880s

Victorian silk evening dress with feather detailing by R. White & Company [American], c. 1885 {back view}

Evening dress worn by Queen Maud of Norway, 1910-13 by Sío

Queen Maud Gown--this is one of those timeless dresses that could be worn today and would still be stunning. [Evening dress worn by Queen Maud of Norway,

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leather corset breeches

LADY GADGETEER STEAMPUNK CORSET BREECHES intriguing idea, take mens pin stripe pants, put lace-up in the back to take up slack , cover the bunching with gathered lace to act as a built in bussle, add lace to the shortened pant leg.

A Writer's Notebook - opticoverload: I like to see more of this in.

Tambour Lace Gibson Girl wedding gown via ebay

Victorian tambour lace gown, early Intricately embroidered ecru net over a pink ruffled silk undergarment. The neckline and sleeves are trimmed with cotton ruffles, ribbon and lace trims. The gown closes with hooks and eyes down the back.

"The Duchess" costumes by Michael O'Connor:

Detail of late Century Georgian costumes by award winning designer Michael O'Connor for 'The Duchess', - images courtesy of fripperiesandfobs

Dress, ca. 1880

Chocolate brown silk polonaise bodice dips at the sides to drape and form back bustle. Ten crochet ball buttons, embroidered lace cuffs, tan cotton lining. Cream silk twill skirt with tiny brown floral print, square insert in back of sol

From the past... Gorgeous

Original Pinner wrote: "A goal to reach for my steampunk character: Cera Bennett-Copperfield when she's about town or spying on the elite.

Modern copy of a ball gown ca.1880 (Winona Ryder 'Age of Innocence' 1993)

Modern copy of a ball gown ca.1880 (Winona Ryder ‘Age of Innocence’ 1993)