This showcases the "La belle Epoque" spirit of the era during the Edwardian era. This image demonstrates the type of dress style that women wore. La belle Epoque was a period in history that lead up to WWI.
RARE 18th Century Style 1880s Bustle Dress For Costume Ball - Victorian Antique
An elaborate bustle dress dating to the 1880s, designed in an 18th century style to be worn at a costume ball. Although technically a 'fancy dress' piece the garment has the luxurious fabrics and superb construction of a high end fashion piece, and i would imagine belonged to a high society belle. | eBay!
Vintage Colore C Belle Epoque. The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque (French pronunciation: [bɛlepɔk]; French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in French history that is conventionally dated as starting in 1890 and ending when World War I began in
Ligne Aquamarine Tiara of Princess Isabella de Ligne de La Trémoïlle. The tiara, created by Holemans, features a large central aquamarine book-ended by smaller aquamarines. The piece also features diamond script "Ls" as a major feature of the design.
- White cotton gauze over brushed cotton. Basque bodice opens in inverted V over hips and is edged with needle lace. Sleeves heavily ruched w/self-lace insertions, ending in self-flounced ruffles edged w/lace ruffles.
Why we just can't wait to meet Royal baby number three!
Circa 1900 Tea Gown: White cotton lawn with high neck of Valenciennes lace and bands in pattern of loops and bows. Another band of polychrome embroidered roses at lower bodice, sleeves, and skirt, which also have scalloped inserts of tucked pink cotton be