The Victorian-inspired look has been on trend for the fall winter runway shows of Alexander McQueen, Alberta Ferretti, Valentino, and many others. With strong iconic characters such as delicate lace and floral appliqué, shiny silk and velvet, brocade and noble gilded embroidery with high-necklines, luxe jackets and coats, the Victorian-inspired style has its distinct place as they do look chic, luxurious and, of course, divine. If you want to get the look for less, check out for some Victorian-fashion ideas.
No matter what your body size and type is, dressing up is always fun because you can actively choose your style. In this case, whether you want to go for that romantic Edwardian Victorian style or you love Victorian gothic, you don’t have to go fully dressed. The good news for this season’s trend is that you can keep the sense of Victorian style while keeping your profile down. You can choose your clothes and accessories wisely so that your outfit is both practical and dramatic at the same time.
Here’s a few of Victorian-inspired shopping ideas you can pick from different fashion retailers. So yes, the style is heavily inspired by Victorian era clothes and shapes, but we’re not talking about period costumes. Choose and create your own style by mixing-and-matching your wardrobe items. Learn “How to Style Modern Victorian Inspired Look Fall 2015 Trends” and see if you can keep your mid 1800s vibe while keeping your outfit quite regular.
Vero Moda Lace And Sheer Dress With Tie Sleeves ($69.00) / Pink Clove Lace Swing Dress With Flared Sleeves and Tie Neckline ($60.00) / Dahlia Victoriana Dress with Bell Sleeve ($73.00)
Alice & You Maxi Dress With Lace Up Front ($43.00) / Empire Line Dress In Floral Print ($72.00) Alice & You Blouse With Scarf Neck ($43.00) / Carmakoma High Neck Top In Lace ($153.00) / ASOS CURVE T-Shirt with Crochet Insert & High Neck ($36.00) Lipsy Lace Top Blouse With Tie Detail Sleeve ($63.00) / River Island Victoriana Blouse ($63.00) / Oasis Victoriana High Neck Chiffon Sleeve Top ($69.00)
For stylish suggestions, ASOS and Forever21 offer a range of modern piece including tops and dresses with a nod to the Victorian era. From pretty details like lace panel, ruffled bib, bow necktie, and high-collar, to romantic light-weight silhouette of satin, chiffon, lace, and more delicate fabrics, the selections are perfect to reach that Victorian feminine appearance, while still looking modern and edgy at the same time
Contemporary Crocheted High-Neck Dress ($32.90) / Contemporary Floral Lace Shirt Dress ($22.90) 1st Row : Plus Size Eyelash Lace-Paneled Top ($22.90) / Contemporary Scalloped Lace Peplum Top ($22.90) / Plus Size Self-Tie Bow Crepe Blouse ($22.90)
2nd Row : Spotted Floral Blouse ($14.90) / Plus Size Lace-Paneled Lattice-Back Blouse ($24.90) / Embroidered Crochet-Trim Top ($24.90)
Contemporary High-Neck Ruffled Blouse ($22.90) / Contemporary Lace-Yoke Shift Dress ($27.90) 1st Row : Lace-Trim Top ($24.90) / The Allflower Pointelle Knit Lace Top ($86.00) / Contemporary Metallic Floral-Embroidered Top ($27.90)
2nd Row : Embroidered Lace Blouse ($27.90) / Fuzzy Popcorn Knit Sweater ($24.90) / Floral Crochet Mock Neck Top ($22.90)
To create more drama and statement with voluminous sleeves, demure high-neck blouses, baroque golden textures, vibrant long embroidered, loads of ruffles and plenty of lace, velvet, and chiffon, these various selections from Modcloth and Free People are ready to add drama in your outfit. Just make sure highlight only one or two statement piece, then incorporate pared-back complementary pieces to avoid looking full-on Victoriana that might risk delving into costume territory.
1st Row : Come by It Modestly Top ($49.99) / Cloud Bank Top ($47.99) / Life’s Simple Treasures Sweater ($59.99)
2nd Row : Decorously Courtly Top ($44.99) / Intern on a Dime Top ($44.99) / Just Prose to Show Top ($44.99)
All Hands on Decadent Dress ($279.99) / Fete the Mood Dress ($289.99) / Wine Cellar Celebration Dress in Olive ($259.99) 1st Row : All’s Savoir Faire in Love Dress ($74.99) / Frill-ness Is the Move Dress ($94.99) / Time and Grace Dress in Dusty Blue ($99.99)
2nd Row : Chicago Charm Coat in Charcoal ($149.99) / Delicate Diner Jacket in Eggshell ($64.99) / To Quiche Their Own Cardigan in Noir ($54.99)
Duchess Babydoll Dress ($250) / Eternal Tapestry Velvet Maxi Jacket ($398) Cool Candy Kimono ($400) / FP Vintage Revival Over-Dyed Nashville Dress ($498)
Saffron Printed Maxi ($350) / Heirloom Victorian Charm School Top ($198) Temecula Mini Dress ($211) / Washed Cord Velvet Band Jacket ($168)
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