Steampunk Saturday

  • Steampunk Saturday

    Steampunk Saturday, vol. 7

    (Originally posted 4/13/2013) As I scarf down a few cinnamon rolls, a few meaning the Pilsbury-in-a-can size, and take a break from catching up on my fave TV show Nashville, I realized it’s been two months since I posted. So I’ve thrown in the soundtrack to Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and I’m posting about the Victorian lady’s wardrobe today. During the Victorian Era, the female fashion and figure changed dramatically from the 1860s to the final years of the century. Many people associate the look of the 1860s as the hoop skirts with layers of crinoline and petticoats, tight corsets and ringlets of curls framing faces. I think instantly of…