There are pieces of victorian fashion which makes me wonder what the fashion designers back then were thinking. For example:
Why would this lady wear a dress with a bow on her behind? Doing so only draws attention her behind’s size; not good if she thinks it’s big. What happens if the pin on the broach back used to secure the bow fails? Ouch.
Yikes. Talk about ugly (the hat). I’d stick with flowers and feathers on a low clearance hat unless she wants to become a carnival game (ring toss).
Polka Dots? I’ve never been a fan of them after an embarrassing incident in kindergarten involving yellow pajama bottoms with blue polka dots. I also happen to think polka dots aren’t slimming. Wonder how long it took to lace up her shoes? Reminds me of the leggings I wore during boot camp for the US Navy.
Layered ruffles on a hat? Did she pull a Scarlett O’Hara and make clothing out of the most unlikely item? Her hat looks like the bottom of victorian bloomers.
I realize this post is a bit satirical, but some victorian ladies fashions have made me wonder how they could put up with what looks uncomfortable and ridiculous when compared to today’s fashions.
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