Arare example of fashionable cycling dress from the Victorian era is held at the Only limited numbers ever wore the full rational dress Lady Harberton wore.
Early 20th century fashions for sports clothing forboth sexes often seems clumsy and restricting to our eyes, but to generations previouslyhampered by trained skirts, corsets or tight armholes it was more practical and gavesome freedom of movement. Sports dress can be read about in , and . For more information about the Victorian Era
1837-1901 click on the title links below:-
Lady in Victorian Soceity The transformation of English society during the Victorian era brought with it numerous industrial, cultural, as well as social changes.
There is a vast difference between Victorian furniture in Britain, pushy and elaborate and over-stuffed, and the cleaner, streamlined household products of the middle 20th century -- and this is simply fashion. Much modern furniture is grossly uncomfortable and much Victorian furniture supremely functional ! Houses, too, vary according to architectural fashion, modern leading architects setting the trends. Your new house today may be round, or made of glass and steel, or built on a split-level plan, or -- thanks to modern materials such as reinforced concrete -- perched high over a river or protruding from a mountain side. the old-fashioned 'boxy' structures are 'out'.