Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina is the heroine of one of Liev Tolstoy’s most famous books, “Anna Karenina” from 1876 (same name as the character). In the book, her clothes are described in several details which turned her into a fashion icon. Anna Karenina’s fashion is that of the end of the Victorian era, with the transformation of […]

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Balmoral Petticoat

The Balmoral Petticoat was basically a petticoat shorter than the usual one used for sports. Widely used between 1860 and 1870, it was colorful and appeared on the hem of dress skirts that were used over the top. It could be used with crinoline or have bows built into the petticoat with horsehair reinforcements, to […]

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Petticoat is a type of underwear that was originally a men’s shirt that reached the hip. It was in the Middle Ages that it was transformed into women’s clothing. Soon it was replaced by the underwear shirt. Its use, as a bottom skirt, fastened by ribbons and fabric strips, began in 1585 when the desired […]

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Alexandra, Queen

Queen Alexandra Carolina Maria Carlota Luísa Júlia was born in Copenhagen on December 1, 1844 and died at Sandringham on November 20, 1925. She was the wife of King Edward VII and queen consort of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1901 to 1910 . When she married Prince Edward VII in […]

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