Fashion as Liberation: Edwardian Women’s Hatpins

"No man, however courageous he may be, likes to face a resolute woman with a hatpin in her hand." When you think of fashion, you probably think of a variety of things. Superfluous trends, silly styles, strange catwalk concoctions. However, whilst fashion has been ridiculed for centuries, over many periods of history fashion has been... Continue Reading →

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Historical Fashion: Georgian Women’s Hairstyles

I recently tweeted the following picture, showing a fashion plate from France, 1778, showing a huge elaborate hairstyle that was often popular with French and English women of this time period. These hairstyles are very evocative of the period, and significantly different from many other time periods, so I thought I would explore what types... Continue Reading →

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