Greaser

Greasers (from “grease” also “brilliantine”) are a youth subculture that emerged in the late 1940s and early 1960s from predominantly working class and lower-class teenagers and young adults in the United States.

Duffle coat

A duffle coat is a hooded wool coat made of thick, heavy material with large button closures. The buttons characteristic of a duffle coat are often shaped like horns and threaded through a leather or rope loop.

Apollo Knot

The Apollo Knot hairstyle is a fashion trend of the 1820s – 1830s. The hairstyle is combed into three parts: in the front, the hair is parted, curled and laid at the sides, and at the back of the head, long hair is combed high and tied in a knot, sometimes called a “crown.” The knot is decorated with flowers, feathers, jewels and braids.

Voilette

Voilette is an accessory, headpiece or part of a headdress made of tulle, lace or fine mesh. Voilette is a reduced variation of the veil, it does not serve any function, only decorative.

Сoach cover earrings

Hidden beauty. Earrings in coach covers with clasps were popular in the 1870s and 1880s. Snap-on earring covers were an American innovation, and were generally made with black enamel or inconspicuous gold ornamentation.

Fichu and Canezou

What are Fichu and Canezou? what is the difference? Fichu and Canezou are thin shawls (scarves) made of light fabric (muslin, tulle) or lace that cover the chest and décolleté.

Jodhpur and Breeches

Jodhpur pants (or trousers) and Riding Breeches are two types of pants that are similar in silhouette. Main feature: very wide, loose-fitting trousers in the hips and narrow from the knee down.

Overalls

Overalls (fr. Salopette; de. Latzhose; es. Overol; it. Salopette; pl. Ogrodniczki; ru. Комбинезон; pt. Jardineira; nl. Tuinbroek) are a type of garment that combines pants and a top.

Sunglasses

Sunglasses are an accessory that protects your eyes from the bright rays of the sun. The history of sunglasses goes back thousands of years, but it was not a fashion accessory, but a necessity.

Lotus shoes

Lotus shoes (simplified Chinese: 莲履) are traditional Chinese women’s shoes, very small in size. To wear such shoes, it was necessary for girls (about 5-7 years old) to bandage their feet in a special way, turning their toes inward.

Bergère hat

Bergère hat (fr. Bergère – eng. Shepherdess) – a wide-brimmed straw hat with a small crown. Bergère hat was in vogue in the 18th century (circa 1730-1780s) There are different versions of the origin of the name of the hat:

The Bat

The fancy dress Bat became popular after the creation of the operetta Die Fledermaus (1874) by Johann Strauss II. In the operetta, the costume of the Bat is worn by a man, but the ladies were very fond of this “animal”.

Bowler hat

The Bowler hat (or Derby (United States); de. Melone; fr. Chapeau melon; it. Bombetta; nl. Bolhoed) is a headdress, a felt hat with a round crown, small, rounded brim, almost always black.