Gowns during this period were often made from two vivid colors chosen from among such colors as deep red, royal blue or bright green, and some of these combinations. It might be considered strange by today's people but not at that time.
Skirt length only varied for ladies with different ages. Dresses for young ladies during the Victorian period were in the length to knees or calves. And women always wore gowns in floor length. Though women love to show beauty, but the social restriction made them to follow conservativeness.
For the under development of the victorian period, the material were limited in women’s dresses. There are satin, lace, taffeta and cotton. The first three were always applied into dresses for women with higher status and cotton for normal ones.
Above are some facts about the victorian dresses for women. We can see through clearly the societal norms and people’s thinking at that time.