Victorian bustle dresses. 1880s. Fashion plate.

With and Without: How Wearing a Corset Affects You and Your Clothes

La Mode Francaise 1887

La Mode Francaise 1887

1874 December fashion plate -layers of trims on both gowns, a variety of trims on the green gown

Wednesday's Project Green Evening Gown I was inspired by this fashion plate from Full Color Victorian Fashions: by JoAnne Olian.

Delineator 1898 image via Historical Sewing.

These lovely "Street Toilettes" would be stunning as modern garments. From The Delineator, December 1898