Plaid has been all over the runways for fall this year, Fashionable Reader, all it does is keep reminding me of the 1850s. (OK to be fair many things do during an edit pass!)
|2014 Carolina Herrera|
Sophronia's time period was lousy with plaid. Queen Victoria was a big fan of Scotland, add that to the advent of machine made clothing and plaid was everywhere. So from 2014 to 1654 here's some paid!
|1850s Whitaker Auctions|
|1850s Plaid Morning Dress The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1854-1856 Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris|
|1850 Cloak 1850s The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Afternoon Dress 1855 The Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|1855 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Evening Dress c.1859-1860 MFA|
|6th-Plate Daguerreotype, Circa 1854 (by lisby1) |
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However, it wasn't only for the ladies. The gentlemen embraced plaid too.
|Trousers 1840-1860 Augusta Auctions|
|Morning Vest 1850s The Metropolitan Museum of Art|