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The Stomacher Styled Stays Problem

The Stomacher Styled Stays Problem

The Stomacher-Style Stays Problem: We are a bit bemused! (can we also just add here that we are currently unsure if this is a genuine dress – there seems to be no museum details ever attached to it and a Historian has looked at it and pointed […]

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Eighteenth Century Robes with Button Fronts

Eighteenth Century Robes with Button Fronts

Compere / Button Front Dresses: Here’s a list of dresses that have the button-front detail that we’ve found so far.We’ve included notes on each dress, so please feel free to comment, if you see we’ve missed anything. Also, two of the images from the internet and one […]

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The Loose Cuff Detail

The Loose Cuff Detail

I have just come back from an impromptu visit to London where I managed to grab about an hour in the National Portrait Gallery. I had to pretty much run round it and what I did manage to see I managed to make some extremely quick notes […]

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