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Something Old Vintage Wedding Dress Fashion Look Book cover
Something Old: Vintage Wedding Dress Fashion Look Book

Something Old: Vintage Wedding Dress Fashion Look Book is a collection of more than 300 images, documenting over a century of bridal fashions from the Western world. Find details about everything that went into preparing a bride for her walk down the aisle — from the tiara on her head to the toe of her shoe — and, of course, the all-important wedding dress.

Victorian dresses for roller skating (1890s)
Victorian dresses for roller skating (1890)

In the 1800s, women had to get dressed up for everything, which is why these Victorian dresses for roller skating even exist. It’s hard to imagine rolling down a hill in a long gown.

1983 catalog - Clothes for girls from JCPenney
Totally awesome vintage ’80s clothes for girls

What was big in terms of fashion for girls in the 1983 JC Penney catalog? Some styles featured grown-up fashion translated into youthful looks – oversized shirt-dresses, dirndl skirts and drop-waist minidresses. See inside the catalog here!

Gunne Sax prom dresses of the eighties

Prom gowns are going romantic! Full-length pink taffeta-confections – like those from Gunne Sax — are the hottest-selling dream creation as high school prom season nears. Take a look back!

Qiana Spring at JCPenney (1978)

The joy of clothing The Qiana Spring at JCPenney Scarfed: A gently-gathered Qiana nylon blouse comes with a little ruffled scarf to flaunt. $18 Softened: