Victorian Clothing, Costumes & 1800s Fashion
Timeline of Victorian Clothing
Victorian Women's Clothing Archives
The Industrial Revolution inspired a flowering of creativity in architecture, literature, and decorative and visual arts, all playing a part in influencing the latest fashions.
For men, you can buy a three-piece suit.
The Gabriel Princess gown with a small neat white collar was mainly made in grey silk and followed the fuller skirt lines of the era.
By this Victorian age, the technology had developed a bit.
Fourthly in 1860 the crinoline domed skirt silhouette had a flattened front and began to show a dramatic leaning toward the garment back.
This later bustle fashion was very moulded to the body and the heavy corsetry gave an armour like rigidity to the silhouette.