Explore 1900s Fashion, Edwardian Fashion, and more!

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1906 Walking ensemble: Jacket, skirt, blouse, and cummerbund. Wool and cotton. Via Nordic Museum, Sweden.

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Feylne modeling a pink chiffon robe de diner (or dinner dress) with brown trim designed by Drecoll, photographed by Reutlinger, from French periodical LES MODES. Location: France Date taken: March 1909 Photographer: Reutlinger

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Visiting Dress with Jacket, by Au Bon Marché / M. Late Edwardian dress of peach colored silk linen with a high lace collar and matching jacket.

Reception gown of 1877.

Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery.

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The first mention of the robe-sylphide appeared in L’art et la Mode in 1899, the year that Margaine-Lacroix inherited her business from her mother.

Margaine-Lacroix and the dresses that shocked Paris

Robe du soir, 1910

Robe du soir, 1910 Gathered at the natural waist with a straight, relatively narrow skirt. A slim figure is highlighted in dresses from this era.