THE FASHION IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE XIX CENTURY
In the second half of the XIX century what was important in the dissemination of new styles in fashion were business expenses, where you could buy ready clothes.
The parts of women's clothing:
- turnina: type of dress with a high raised back. This effect was attained by using a special frame or a panel at the waist.
- tight corset: the tight corset gave the figure a slimmer shape.
The parts of men's clothing:
- jacket: The jacket wasn't formal clothing. It enjoyed great popularity.
- shirt collar: the shirt collar belonged to the most volatile elements of men's fashion. In the 80s of XIX century the collar was flat. In the early XX century it attained even 10cm of height.