On the first page of this section on costume
and fashion plates some examples of costume plates are given.
Costume plates show costume as it was worn in the past, especially
everyday past fashions. Fashion plates promote and publicize
possible future fashions. Costume plates are about the fashions of
the past and fashion plates are about fashion ideas now or the near
future. These costume plates of children are from a 1930 book
These costume plates reflect the clothes styles children mostly
wore. Below the costume plates are some children's fashions
extracted from fashion plates. You will notice a similarity,
but the costume plates are probably a much more realistic appraisal with
styles garnered in retrospect from photographic evidence as well as
Fashion-Era.com looks at women's costume and fashion history and analyses the mood of an era. Changes in technology, leisure, work, cultural and moral values. Homelife and politics also
contribute to lifestyle trends, which in turn influence the clothes we wear. These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period.
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