Crinolinemania: The Deadly Victorian Fashion Garment Which Killed Around 3,000 Women
March 14, 2018
A modern-age observer might think that crinolines look very unattractive and highly uncomfortable. It’s hard to understand why would anyone voluntarily wear something which resembles a birdcage around their waist?
Nonetheless, the Victorian fashion trend shows that attractiveness and comfort didn’t go hand in hand. Many women in the mid-19th century became real fashion victims who followed a trend, which cost them more than just money.