Great for any convict or colonial theme – this Mob Cap is all you need to finish off your peasant or period costume. This great white cap has elastic to fit any size. More details and buy online
Steampunk fashion is a subgenre of the steampunk movement in science fiction. It is a mixture of the Victorian era’s romantic fashion with a view of science in literature and other Victorian elements.
These fashions are popular for festivals, historical theme parties, family reunions and ghost walks.
This convict bonnet is prefect match your olden time or colonial costume. More details
Step back in time with this Brown Felt Bonnet. A great accessory to any Victorian costume. More details
During the Victorian era of 1837 – 1901 there were many changes in fashion styles and the social and economic structure of Australia. There was the end of the convict era, pastoral expansion of the 1840s, the influx of free settlers due to the gold rush of the 1850s along with the growth of urbanisation in all states.
‘By 1890 approximately two-thirds of Australians lived in areas which, for census purposes, were classified as urban.’ Clothing has always been the ‘ever apparent symbol of personality and for ‘recognition amongst fellows’. Victorian fashions revealed the distinction between men and women, as well as between the classes, subculture,occupational, moral and regional structure of the Australian society. Continue reading