Category Archives: Women’s Clothing

Brocade; beauty At Its Best

In the realm of fabrics, there are many choices, but the fairest of them all is arguably brocade.  Brocade refers to a class of fabrics woven of colored silks, sometimes with gold and silver threads.  Throughout history, it has been … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Once upon a time, many centuries ago, a symbol was born that has stood the test of time.  This decorative symbol has sprung up on numerous European coats of arms and flags, as well as being prominent with the French … Continue reading

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Ahoy! Woman on Deck!

When it comes to infamous pairs, there is Bonnie and Clyde, Robin Hood and Little John, and then there is Mary Read and Anne Bonny, who could be described as the outlaws of the sea.  These women were known as … Continue reading

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A Tight Squeeze

In considering women’s clothing styles in history, one of the most noticeable observations is how poised and proper period styles make them look and how their wardrobe tends to bring out their beauty clearly.  One of the biggest contributing factors … Continue reading

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I Am Woman! Watch Me Sail!

When considering famous pirates, there’s the infamous Captain Hook from Peter Pan, the dashing Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, and the cunning Captain Long John Silver from Treasure Island to name a few.  As you examine these … Continue reading

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