Two earrings supposedly from the Regency era (both ca. 1810), although they look rather earlier to me! Particularly the second example.

Still, that first pair would be so easy to find in modern stores as an easy solution to the “period look”!

white-heather said: Do you have any good references for ancient Roman women's clothing? Ancient Greece would be great too!

Coming right up! I’ll queue it so they’ll post as soon as my current queue (which only has about 4-5 items, not too long) finishes.

Georgian Emerald Paste Parure, Colombian paste and 9k gold in a rivière setting | c. 1810

Georgian Emerald Paste Parure, Colombian paste and 9k gold in a rivière setting | c. 1810

Corset Cover | Abiti Antichi | 1912

Corset Cover | Abiti Antichi | 1912

Corset Cover | Met | c. 1902

Corset Cover | Met | c. 1902

Bust Bodice | V&A | c. 1905

Bust Bodice | V&A | c. 1905

Elastic Brassiere, 1907

Elastic Brassiere, 1907

Bust bodices ~1890
Ewing: Dress and Undress p86
Bust Bodices | Ewing’s Dress and Undress

Bust bodices ~1890

EwingDress and Undress p86

Bust Bodices | Ewing’s Dress and Undress


Bust Improver (Falsies) | LACMA | c. 1900

Bust improvers, 1880s-90s

Bust improvers, 1880s-90s


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