1. Some of Lucile’s titles for her gown may have gone slightly overboard on dramatics. This 1905 ensemble is called “The Tender Grace of the Day that is Dead”!

    Some of Lucile’s titles for her gown may have gone slightly overboard on dramatics. This 1905 ensemble is called “The Tender Grace of the Day that is Dead”!

  2. Lucile was fond of giving her gowns dramatic and descriptive titles. This 1905 evening gown is called “The Elusive Joy of Youth”!

    Lucile was fond of giving her gowns dramatic and descriptive titles. This 1905 evening gown is called “The Elusive Joy of Youth”!

  3. Very cute girls’ ensembles from Ladies Treasury, October 1889.

    Very cute girls’ ensembles from Ladies Treasury, October 1889.

  4. A very smart little girl’s ensemble from Journal des Demoiselles, September 1889.

    A very smart little girl’s ensemble from Journal des Demoiselles, September 1889.

  5. The latest in children’s fashions from La Mode Illustrée, 1888.

    The latest in children’s fashions from La Mode Illustrée, 1888.

  6. The last few years of the 1880s saw the brief reintroduction of the bustle to girl’s fashion. This resulted in somewhat awkward shortened styles like the ones seen in this plate from Ladies Treasury, February 1887.

    The last few years of the 1880s saw the brief reintroduction of the bustle to girl’s fashion. This resulted in somewhat awkward shortened styles like the ones seen in this plate from Ladies Treasury, February 1887.

  7. A page of children’s fashion from Mode Vries, May 1882.

    A page of children’s fashion from Mode Vries, May 1882.

  8. Girls’ fashions from The Queen magazine, March 1878.
Notice how low-slung the bustle is, a feature that was also appearing in women’s clothing during the era.

    Girls’ fashions from The Queen magazine, March 1878.

    Notice how low-slung the bustle is, a feature that was also appearing in women’s clothing during the era.

  9. A group of children from an 1876 fashion plate from Journal des Demoiselles.

    A group of children from an 1876 fashion plate from Journal des Demoiselles.

  10. A girl in a simple dress decorated with bows from the August 1876 edition of Journal des Demoiselles.

    A girl in a simple dress decorated with bows from the August 1876 edition of Journal des Demoiselles.