The Victorian Era Was a Very Influential Time in History of Clothing

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					The Victorian Era was a very influential time in the history of clothing
for people and also for dolls. Queen Victoria was the reigning Queen of
England from 1837-1901. The trend in clothing took on a whole new look
during that era. Ladies' fashions were greatly inspired by Queen Victoria
having the Victorian look. The dresses were designed with low pointed
waists, sleeves having sloping shoulders and the skirts were belled. A
chemise, a corset and layers of petticoat were what the fashionable
ladies were wearing between the 1840's and 1850's. A poke bonnet was
often worn during the 1800's. Before the 1830's the brim was large, then
the brim got smaller and more round during the 1830's and up. During the
early 1850's crinoline was more popular to wear than petticoats. The
skirts became wider. Dresses were worn during the daytime showing a solid
bodice where the evening gown became much more provocative having a very
low neckline and often adorning sleeves worn to the elbow. Long gloves
were worn along with a thin shawl draped over the shoulders.

				
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