19th century fashion women

Step back in time with these elegant 19th century fashion ideas for women. Explore the timeless styles and create your own vintage-inspired looks.
Gods and Foolish Grandeur: The marquise de Las Marismas - two portraits by Winterhalter Lady, Portrait, Victorian Paintings, Victorian Art, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Art, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Old Art, Old Paintings

Painted by Winterhalter in 1857. Claire-Émilie, marquise de Las Marismas, vicomtesse Aguado, née MacDonell. (October 24, 1817, Algiers - April 23, 1905, Paris). When I first started composing this post, I could find nothing on this lovely woman other than her name and the dates of her birth and death. And then, depending on where I read it, even the date of her death and the spelling of her maiden name varied. As I struggled on, I began getting bits and pieces, mostly from French and Spanish…

Parousia Press
Costumes, Hunting Dress, Costume Design, Historical Costume, 19th Century Fashion Women, Historical Clothing, 1800 Clothing, 1900s Fashion, 1890s Fashion

Before the advent of designer activewear, women’s sportswear ranked low on the list of fashion priorities. But a new exhibition demonstrates that sporting attire has long been a valuable tool for self-expression and an important path towards greater liberation.