The Victorian Style Corsets Are Eye-Catching

The corsets are actually stemmed from the victorian era. At that time, women wanted to have a curvy figure, so the corsets were used to help construct their slim figure. They pursued such figure at the cost of their transformed internal organs. As the time went by, the dressing idea had changed. Women will not be restricted to the over curvy figure. The corsets now are not that tight. Women wear it for the beauty and sexiness it shows.

Fashion Yellow Waist Training Victorian Overbust Corset

Yellow Waist Training Victorian Overbust Corset

Red Satin Steel Boned Victorian Overbust Corset

Red Satin Steel Boned Victorian Overbust Corset

The above two corsets are in the victorian style. They are both in the light color. The pink studded with gold accents and the white and the blue are matching for the two corsets simple and classy style. Corsets are important to women. The function the corsets play is mainly in two ways. One is to show and emphasize the curvy figure especially the waist. The other is to reveal the wearer’s sexiness and femininity. For the second function, the best pattern is the strapless design and the sweetheart neckline. There is also a feature in most corsets. You can also see from the two corsets I post. The bottom line of the corsets are not level. The pointed line with asymmetrical detail is mostly appeared in a victorian corset.
Victorian style clothing has a long history. There are some reasons for that it is kept till now. In the corsets, the gorgeousness and the sexiness are the most features that make it a fashion in nowadays.


What to Wear to a Masquerade Ball

Masquerade Ball

A masquerade ball is an event which the participants should wear costume and wear a mask. Masquerade balls were a feature of the Carnival season in the 15th century, and involved increasingly celebrate allegorical Royal Entries, pageants and triumphal processions celebrating marriages and other dynastic events of late medieval court life.
The masquerade balls are setted as a festival among the guests. The masked guests were supposedly dressed so as to be unidentifiable. This would create a type of enjoyment to see if a guest could determine the other's identities. This added a humorous effect to many masques and enabled a more enjoyable version of typical balls.
Champagne and Black Victorian Masquerade Dress

Champagne and Black Victorian Masquerade Dress

Black Gothic Victorian Masquerade Dress

Black Gothic Victorian Masquerade Dress

In modern world, the masquerade balls still exist. If there is going to be held a masquerade ball, do you know what to wear?
Here is the dress inspiration for women. They are all in the victorian style.The first one is a champagne and black masquerade dress. The elegance and classic victorian style are fully revealed. The second one is in totally black. The ball gown design with the dark color show the dress in the gothic victorian style. They are both perfect for a masquerade ball. I hope it will be helpful to your choice of dresses for a masquerade ball.


Dresses With a Bustle - Fashion in the Victorian Style

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vintage victorian clothing

Brown Victorian Reproduction Bustle Dress

Brown Victorian Reproduction Bustle Dress

It’s fascinating to look at antique fashion photos. The styles and the details embellishing the garments will make you look back to the fashion in the old age.
These two ladies demonstrate the latest fashion worn in the latter part of the 1870s. The dresses they wear show a full image. But the bustle in the back of the dress gives a typical shape of the dressing fashion in that period. The bustle design makes the dress fuller, but the additional decoration on the dress also brings the attention to the fullness it reveals.
The bustle design is one of the most prominent features in the victorian dresses. It is made of heavy fabric intended to pull the back of a skirt down and flatten it. Fullness of some sort was still considered necessary to make the waist look smaller and the bustle eventually replaced the crinoline completely.
You may have doubts about how the bustled dress could stay in setted place and draped so well. There is a cage made of the metal material inside of the dresses. There are other kind of bustle applied into the victorian dresses. Except the added cage inside, the luxuriant ruffled design also could achieve the fullness of the dresses.


The Gothic Victorian Dresses in Dark Green

The black or the dark color comes to me first when I hear the gothic dresses. It is understandable. The true gothic style sends the feeling of terror. It is a mysterious while kind of terrified style. When it is applied into the clothing field, it becomes popular very soon. Green is a natural color. However the dark green is totally different from the normal green one. It can achieve the similar effect as the black color in the gothic style clothing.
gothic victorian dress
The gothic victorian style as we can get from the name is a combination of the the gothic element and the victorian style. The splendid ball gown makes it a classic victorian style dress. The ball gown is the most classic because the women in the victorian period pursue the luxuriant and curvy figure.
Green Ball Gown Gothic Victorian Dress

Green Ball Gown Gothic Victorian Dress

In nowadays people could wear a dress of such style to some themed parties or some informal occasions. This will absolutely make the wearer the most outstanding one in that occasion.


Style of Gothic Fashion: the Victorian Goth

The Victorian fashion is widespread throughout the Goth style - the corsets, lace gloves, hats, bustle skirts and so on are the victorian features. They are obviously borrowed from the victorian era. Nevertheless, none of these embodies the grace like the victorian goth. The dressing way in the gothic victorian style shows a very detailed look which involves so many layers of impractical clothing. The victorian style clothing we know emphasize more on the splendid and luxuriant feeling it send rather than its comfort and convenience. For instance, the attire that a lady wears may include a steel-boned corset, stockings, bloomers, petticoat, skirt, bustle, blouse, veil and parasol. From these many names we can see it is so complicated in the victorian clothing.

Blue Cap Sleeves Gothic Victorian Dress

When combining the victorian style with the gothic one, the dress gives a totally fresh felling to the people who watch it. On the one hand it shows the splendid and luxuriance; on the other hand, it reveals the dark gothic feeling. It is really a good mixed way to put these two styles together.


The Victorian Gothic in Fashion: Why it Exists and Why it’s Awesome

Victorian style is a classic and timeless style. Since the nineteenth century this style has come and gone through the eras of fashion consistently and always with a specific audience in mind. And for the gothic style is the recent new trend in the fashion world. Our generation I think has a specific attraction to the darkness, which means people in our age are fond of the dark things. There may be two reasons for that. The gothic novels and the films are popular among our contemporaries. And another reason is that people like to act and to be unique from the others. Such kind of dressing style may make the wearer look much cooler and special.
Luxuriant Red Short Sleeves Ruffled Gothic Victorian Dress

Red Short Sleeves Gothic Victorian Dress

The combination of the classic victorian style with the gothic one bring this new visual effect. The look may send both the vintage and the modern way of dressing. It is truly a good match.


In Antique Clothing, Black is Beautiful

There is a saying goes like this: "When we say we’re looking for antique and vintage clothing, we mean we’re looking for the reality, not reproductions, and the high survival rate of black is part of the reality."
Vintage Black Multi-Layered Gothic Victorian Dress

Black Multi-Layered Gothic Victorian Dress

When shopping antique clothing racks, people see a lot of black accent in it. From the 20th century, they see little black dresses, trimmed black felt hats, black velvet evening coats, beaded black bags and so on. And from Victorian times, they see little feathered black bonnets, boned black bodices, black silk shirtwaists. 
Gorgeous Black Bow and Lace Gothic Victorian Dress

Black Bow and Lace Gothic Victorian Dress

Sometimes customers complain about all the black: they admire the styles, but weren’t these worn at a funeral? However to make it more in gothic style, the black element is indispensable. The gothic victorian style clothing is just combined the two style together. If the dress is in the bright or the light color then we should classify it to the victorian clothing not relative to the gothic element. The above dresses you can see the first two are the pure victorian dresses. And the last one is a gothic victorian dress.


The Victorian Gothic Jewelry That Matches the Dresses

Jewelry as the decoration to a women is necessary. For the dresses are always expose the neck. So when women wear some dresses in different kinds, there should be a matched necklace to add some more glamour. The gothic victorian dresses are in the square or the scoop neckline that means the jewelry is inevitable. And you may do not know what kind of jewelry or neckline that match the dress perfectly. I will illustrate some classic ones to inform you .

The victorian necklace mostly applies the metal element. There are the ribbon and lace one but such metal ones are perfect. The chain is in the metal material, the front part is the various print in victorian style and the crystal decoration in the bottom. The pictures I illustrate here are the metal ones in different front prints. The most classic on is the second one. The oval shaped front with the silver neck chain. When dressing in the victorian gothic style, you can also choose a neckline in the above style. It will complete the victorian gothic look you want to express.


To Be Nostalgic Wearing in Victorian Style

Victorian fashion for women seemed as if it always changed from one decade to the next, truly making it difficult for a lady of modest means to keep up with the current trends. Because of that constantly evolving fashion, there are many styles for us to choose from, but still be dressed with a Victorian flare.Victorian costumes are a fabulous way to combine the Victorian style with fun for any Halloween or Masquerade parties. It is totally different from the traditional and normal dressing style we can see everywhere. It is unique and special.
Classic Black Bow and Ruffle Gothic Victorian Dress

Black Gothic Victorian Dress

Classic Champagne and White Double-Layered Gothic Victorian Dress

Double-Layered Gothic Victorian Dress

The above two dresses are all in the gothic victorian style. They are all characterized by the full skirt, the fitted bodice and layers of ruffles. These details are the key elements to make the dresses look in the gothic victorian style. Some people are nostalgic, and this way of dressing can best show that they are nostalgic persons. There are so many informal occasions we have attend. Don’t you want to be charming and different from the others? Try the above kind of dresses in the gothic victorian style.