Victorian Updo: Women in the mid- to late-1800s grew their hair long but opted to wear it swept upu2014typically with a little pouf and some curls to cover the foreheadu2014so that it didnu2019t interfere with their ever-important daily chores around the house.
The most common mistakes in historical costuming/re-enactment – and how to avoid them!
The most common mistakes in historical costuming/re-enactment – and how to avoid them! 1. Poor fabric/embellishment choice. 2.Wrong pattern/shape/finish. 3. Status. 4. Silhouette – Lack of foundation garments. 5. Modern make up and hairstyle. 6. No accessories/Or modern ones! 5. Age/martial status. 6. Children. 7. Modern items. 8. Behavior. 9. Lack of knowledge.
1900-1906 - The Pompadour was a hangover from the Victorian era. This hairstyle was popular from the 1890s and is seen in the "Gibson girl" illustrations of the time. The style spilled over into the first years of the 20th century when large elaborately trimmed "Picture" hats continued to be worn. Women adopted the simpler Low Pompadour hairstyle for daily wear....