Belle Epoque Fashion Buenos Aires in 1890

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Communion costume

Girl from Buenos Aires

Costume, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Belle Epoque, Fashion

Woman from Buenos Aires, 1900

Costumes art nouveau period. Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1900

Picture above shows a young girl in communion costume. The illustration below shows a woman from the early 1900’s. Costume and hairstyle in accordance with the period style of the late 19th century. The dress is covered with a lace collar and billowing sleeves. The hair is pinned up, creating a vertically elongated is generated. The silhouette appears narrower in creating a visually even larger body.

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