★ 1860s Purple Velvet Floral Bonnet
~ Things of the Past

★ 1860s Purple Velvet Floral Bonnet

★ Isn’t this women’s bonnet just gorgeous?! I absolutely love the rich, deep purple colour, and the contrast between the matte finish of the velvet, and the shine of the silk satin ribbons is so beautiful. The handmade silk flowers adorning the brim are so pretty too, and add… Continue reading

★ 1860s Embroidered Velvet Ladies Slippers
~ Things of the Past

★ 1860s Embroidered Velvet Ladies Slippers

★ These embroidered silk velvet and leather women’s slippers are so elegant! I’d happily wear them outside they’re so stylish! The intricate floral embroidery is just gorgeous, and I love the fact it winds its way around the heel of the shoe as well. They were made by a company called… Continue reading