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Victorian Silhouettes

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My version of a Victorian fashion timeline. It may not be 100% correct but I think I got the basic dress shapes right. I also realize that the Victorian era ended in 1901, but 1902 fitted better with my 5-year spacing.
I have also posted in smaller lots for easer viewing as well as the entire collection

Entire collection – you’re here now
1837 to1852 - [link]
1857 to 1867 - [link]
1872 to 1887 - [link]
1892 to 1902 - [link]
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PandaNotes's avatar
Lovely, interesting to see how they developed. 
sourFruits's avatar
Wow, this is great stuff!
TabathaVM's avatar
Hello. May i use one of these sillouettes commercially?
AngieWilson's avatar
May I ask what would the silhouette look like for victorian dress' in the 1910-1912's? :meow:
These are so awesome by the way! ;)
AmberAmethyst's avatar
I love the design of Victorian dresses. It's so cool how much they changed over the course of the time period, but each one is still elegant and pretty.
queenlumiella's avatar
All beautiful and eloquently feminine! If only modern fashion designers can be inspired by the classic and sophisticated feminine curvature of traditional garb. Instead they choose to make boxy shapes and little design as possible.
II-edison-II's avatar
This will really help whenever I'm practicing dress designs ^^
ryuubox's avatar
1867 is definitely my favorite style!
styler321's avatar
This will really help me in the future thank you you've done them very well as well
fuzenchouchou's avatar
wow...this just really helped me with a project for school.
Lady-Shroob's avatar
beautiful silhouettes
Busy-Burd's avatar
My grandmother was born in 1887, Died in '96

And she had a dress just like that!! (thought it was her wedding gown) :P
So you're completely accurate!
teampeetaisthebest's avatar
Most definitely going to be using these as ideas for my dresses. It's really great!
cwestbrook's avatar
You're getting much internet love for this from the Steampunk page on Facebook.
Amika-Crystacia's avatar
This is great! Really fascinating how things like this change over time.
:+fav:
Gothic-Romantic99's avatar
Very nice. Good work with showing all the changes through the years. Lovely!
PrimaDonna24601's avatar
Brilliant! This makes a great reference for costuming. :)
kyokoluvsmrblack's avatar
This is awesome. I'm working on a victorian-era manga at the current time and this will definatly help decide the est. year the events are happening.
Barinac's avatar
Amazing! I love Victorian Era and your picture really helps me with my school project :))
ScyllaNachtmahr's avatar
Finally a good overview :) I like historical dresses thanks for doing this silhuettes.
Sleepingvelvet's avatar
Hi there, just to tell you that I,ve used one of your silouhette for my wallpaper. Thanks a lot ! [link]
MeiCheng's avatar
Interesting ^^ I love Victorian fashion :love:
My favourites would have to be the ones from the 1867 & 1872 :D
deaddarkness's avatar
its too small to even see anything XD
lady-of-crow's avatar
Click it or downlode it to show it full size.
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