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Aesthetic-style dresses. On the left, pre-Raphaelite painting “The Day Dream” by British artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti from 1880. On the right, is a Liberty of London, aesthetic-style plain silk-weave gown from 1910.
Shirtwaist, 1890s. According to FIDM, the shirtwaist first emerged in the 1860s as a casual daytime alternative to the matched bodice and skirt ensembles worn by nearly all well-dressed women. Most frequently worn by young women, the shirtwaist was usually paired with a dark-colored skirt and accessorized with a belt or sash.
Cute period accessory – the newsboy cap, 1900-1925. According to The McCord Museum, “This is the type of hat often worn by newsboys. It had the advantage of being light and warm. Many models had retractable earflaps that offered additional warmth in long winter nights”.
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