Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Story image for Victorian Fashion, pearl from Chicago Reader

James Tissot's tragic muse

Chicago Reader-Aug. 19, 2013
Kathleen Kelly was born in 1854 to Irish parents in Lahore, the "Pearl of Punjab ... Tissot—whose fixation on fabric and the minutiae of clothing was unmatched by ... and its foibles that were refreshingly free of the usual Victorian sentimentality.
Story image for Victorian Fashion, pearl from New York Times

For Margaret Thatcher, a Wardrobe Was Armor

New York Times-Apr. 9, 2013
Yet Mrs. Thatcher, who died on Monday at 87, did not wear the pantsuits that later ... They were softened by pussycat bows, while luscious pearls played off ...
Story image for Victorian Fashion, pearl from Daily Mail

A throne fit for a Pearly King: Fundraisers descend on London ...

Daily Mail-Sep. 29, 2013
Almost 125 years after the first Pearly Kings and Queens were crowned, London's ... it was founded in Victorian times, was out in force for its annual Harvest Festival. ... Ornate costumes: Pearlies wear the traditional black suits and hats that are ...

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