… gowns from the Victorian into the Edwardian eras. The Aesthetics blended into Reform and Art Nouveau movements, and the French Belle Epoque designers of the Edwardian era also worked for Aesthetic customers.
.. Aesthetic gowns. They were so well made, and of the highest quality fabrics, that they have lasted through time (and washings). Featured and below are Aesthetic Tea Gowns from the early 1900’s made from Liberty of London fabrics. (orange and maroon again???)
… so excited to have graceful and hardworking Tiss join us. She will be wearing Doty’s 1905 High Fashion ensemble in the upcoming June 9th show in Cody. We are going to miss Doty and Fiona a great deal as they hit the trail south in search of fame and …
… models: featured 1895 Catherine Hueffer, and below, 1890 Louise Jopling
The Aesthetes had lovely portraits made by other Aesthetes, and made self portraits like this 1890’s wool dress which have become famous today as it is presently displayed in a London museum.
.. using photographs and settings as picturesque as the images they were trying to create with the garments. (Photo: Aesthetic leader Jane Reece in 1907 in this self portrait called herself the “Poinsetta Lady”)
… the wives and daughters of male Aesthetic artists and designers. (Photos: left Violet Lindsay; right Jane Morris in about 1894 were leaders in the Aesthetic design movement)
… Sary!!! She’ll be performing at the Cody Library, Cody Wyoming June 9, 2018 2-4 pm with the rest of “The Gals”. Whoo hoo!
…Ellie!!! She will make her debut June 9, 2018 at the Cody Public Library.. and we have something special up our sleeves. Well, we always have something special about sleeves, collars, petticoats, etc.
.. fabrics and apparel; suited to modern tastes.