Victorian Fashion: From 1840s to 1890s

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. A common misconception about Victorian fashion (specifically women’s fashion) is that there is only one “look,” but in fact, since the Victorian era spanned several decades, fashion during this era was quite variable. This is especiallyContinue reading “Victorian Fashion: From 1840s to 1890s”

Top 20 Types of High Heels: The Ultimate Guide

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Everyone knows there are many different types of high heels, a kind of shoe that has been popular for a very long time. High heels were invented as early as the 10th century, and interestingly,Continue reading “Top 20 Types of High Heels: The Ultimate Guide”

Types of Perfume and How to Choose a Signature Scent

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. The concept of perfume has been around for a very long time, since the time of the ancient Egyptians, in fact. The Egyptians often used many types of perfume during religious ceremonies, also burning resins andContinue reading “Types of Perfume and How to Choose a Signature Scent”

The History of Fashion: Corsets

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. When people think of corsets, they typically think of terrifying pieces of clothing that women were forced to wear in the old days to strangle their waists into painfully small shapes to conform with the societyContinue reading “The History of Fashion: Corsets”

The History of Fashion: The New Look by Dior

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. The New Look by Dior was perhaps the most popular fashion movement in the 1950s. It dominated every fashion magazine, squirmed its way into movie wardrobes, and every-day folks tried as they could to keep withContinue reading “The History of Fashion: The New Look by Dior”

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