How Many Steps Were There for a Victorian Lady Getting Dressed? Too Many!Dusty Old Thing
In the 1880s round hoop skirts were out and bustles were very much in! For the clothing to look just right, ladies of the era had many steps to getting dressed. Not only were their undergarments of utmost importance, but simple things that we take for granted, like blouse sleeves, were not always a given.
Watch the video below as YouTuber Maker Mauz goes through all the steps that an 1880s woman would have gone through just to get dressed in the morning! In period appropriate clothing she made herself, she certainly looks very elegant when she’s all done up.