Last week Curtsies & Conspiracies went on sale. I thought you would forgive me an amended reboot of a blog post from the beginning of this year with some fashion items to match the book cover.
Here we go!
First let's start off with things from the past.Something for Sophronia's mother, perhaps?
|1842 The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1845 Doyle Auctions|
Something for Sophronia herself to wear:
|1850-1852 Evening Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
Something for Dimity:
|1850 Nasjonalmuseet For Kunst, Arketektur, og Design|
|1855 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|1950s Headdress mid-19th century The Museum of FIne Arts, Boston|
Something for Agatha:
|1854 The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1855-1858 Evening Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1855-1859Dinner Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
Something for Alexia to wear in the Parasol Protectorate books:
|1874 Afternoon Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
And something for underneath:
|1884 The Chicago History Museum|
Something for Prudence to wear in the Parasol Protectorate Abroad books:
|1900s The Goldstein Museum of Design|
And to carry.
|1900 The Philadelphia Museum of Art|
And how about some pretty sparkles?
|Boucheron Plume necklace|
|Harry Winston Skyscraper ring via Harry Winston on Facebook|
|Vhernier necklace at vhernier.it|
|Sapphire Ring Tiffany & Co., 1920s-1930s Lang Antiques|
|Willow Pattern Plate Set Necklace|
|The Rockefeller Sapphire via Christie’s|
Some Modern Looks
Zac Posen short sleeve dress; Elie Saab Spring 2013 Blue Suit
|Roland Mouret Jarndyce Gown|
|Blue brocade shirt, made from an 80's dress.|
|Blue and white print dress & over jacket.|
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