This much requested episode deals with the important but fun topic of women’s clothes and fashions in the 1840s. If you want to understand how a Victorian woman dressed and why, this is the episode for you. 

  • This episode covers. 
  • Intro & reviews.
  • The importance of dressing well.
  • We don’t do business casual. 
  • Victoria, a Goth.
  • Starting the day, the chemise
  • Bloomers, and worries about the French.
  • Stockings, colours and fun.
  • The corset – Patriarchy not included.
  • The corset – exploding the myths
  • The corset – tight lacing, narrow waists, health hazards and missing ribs.
  • Corsets – a big hit with the men.
  • Dresses, daywear and sewing.
  • Don’t forget your hat, I mean bonnet.
  • Some shoes, and dressing for the weather. 
  • Riding outfits.
  • Evening dresses, and gowns fit for an Empress. 
  • What you wear is not a political statement yet.

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