Superbly rendered illustrations, adapted from Godey's Lady's Book, a rare nineteenth-century fashion magazine, provide authentic views of evolving Victorian modes of apparel — from lace-edged necklines and elongated bodices to fitted bonnets and extravagant bustles. Thirty ready-to-color illustrations depict lavish dresses and gowns of velvet and damask; smart riding outfits trimmed with braid and gilt; an elegant cashmere shawl, children's outfits; as well as hair ornaments, footwear, and other accessories. A lovely collection that offers an authentic glimpse of what well-dressed ladies and youngsters of the Victorian era were wearing, this is a must-have for coloring book fans, costume designers, and cultural historians.
For colorists of all ages 45 striking illustrations of officers in handsome military outfits, ladies in elegant daytime and evening dresses and children in apparel mirroring adult fashions. Captions. "
Inspired by the elegant dresses showcased in Godey's Lady's Book, Harper's Bazar, Ladies' Home Journal, and other Victorian-era magazines, these 31 ready-to-color illustrations depict the well-dressed woman of the late 1800s. Lace-edged necklines, ruffled bodices, full skirts, extravagant bustles, and more period styles will inspire fashionistas and adult colorists alike. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Victorian Gowns and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
These lovely mid-Victorian-era costumes have been faithfully rendered from the publication that was the "last word" on clothing styles of the period, and include elegant evening dresses, bridal gowns, and daytime wear. Outfits are accompanied by hats and fanciful hair styles of the period. 2 dolls on gatefold cover and 16 costume plates.
52 extremely rare plates depict the latest in chic apparel for the well-to-do, including elegant day dresses, hunting outfits, ornamented costumes for the theatre, a parade of millinery styles, and more.
DIVSuperb, meticulously reproduced illustrations from rare source provide authentic views of Victorian dresses, gowns, coats, accessories. A must for costume designers, cultural historians, fashion enthusiasts. Introduction. Captions. /div