Mimi MatthewsMimi Matthews

Victorian Era


Shades of Victorian Fashion: Lilacs, Lavenders, Plums, and Purples

Purple was one of the most fashionable—and versatile—colors of the Victorian era. ...

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Boarding Houses for Victorian Cats: Holiday Care for the Family Feline

In the 1880s, cat boarding houses provided a safe place for traveling pet owners to leave their cats....

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Fashion and Beauty Essentials for a 19th Century Summer Holiday

A look at a few fashion, beauty, and novel necessities for a 19th century summer....

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Victorian Sportswear: Tennis Fashions of the Late 19th Century

By the 1880s, lawn tennis had become one of the most popular sports for women in Victorian England....

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The Dogs’ Toilet Club: Bond Street Luxury for Victorian Canines

The Dogs’ Toilet Club offered many services for pampered Victorian pets, including grooming, pet sitting, veterinary care, and dentistry. ...

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A Victorian Fancy Dress Ball: Popular Costumes of the Late 19th Century

During the Victorian era, fancy dress balls were one of the grandest and most fashionable ways for a society hostess to make her mark....

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