Just like women today wear colorful bras and panties, women in the 1880s wore colorful corsets like this one. This one is from the mid-1880s.
I can picture Lucretia wearing this in the classroom in The Unmarriable Kind. This silk dress is from 1880.
Beautiful dress from the late 1880s. Must be for autumn with its quarter length sleeves and V neck.
1885 wedding dress by Gladman & Womack, worn by Mary Primrose. Right: Brussels lace wedding veil, 1890-1, worn by Roxana Atworth Wentwater in 1892.
Judging from the colors, this might be a half-mourning dress. This silk dress is from 1885.
A dinner dress from circa 1880 to 1882
Beards were the fashion trend for men in the 1880s. This is a beard trimming chart from 1884.
Styles Row 1: Sage brush. San Diego. Stubble. Row 2: Spartan. Imperial. Pennant. Row 3: Burnsides short. Patrician. Dundreary.