Victorian Fashion: Straw Hats for Spring 1 (La Mode Illustreé, March 21, 1886)



Victorian ladies modelling the latest straw hats for spring of 1886. The first one is an English-style design with ribbons and a grand ostrich feather while the second is an Italian-inspired concoction bedecked with flowers. Both hats were provided by Mme. Colombin's establishment, situated at 41 rue de La Tour-d'Auvergne. Originally published in the March 21, 1886 issue of La Mode Illustrée.

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Victorian Fashion: Women with Umbrellas 1 (La Mode Illustrée April 18, 1886)


A couple of Victorian ladies stepping out for a stroll in their gorgeously beaded spring mantillas. This black and white engraving was originally published in the April 18, 1886 issue of La Mode Illustrée.

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Edwardian Fashion: Spring Hats for Young Ladies 1 (La Mode Illustreé, April 10, 1904)


Fancy spring hats for young Parisian ladies in the Belle Époque era. Originally published in the April 10, 1904 issue of La Mode Illustrée.

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