Fashion Victims


This looks like a great exhibit coming up at the Bata Shoe Museum!

Fashion Victims: The Pleasures and Perils of Dress in the 19th Century.

An excerpt of this article: Until electricity, ballerinas also routinely perished when the muslin of their tutus met gas lamps; the deaths were referred to at the time as the “holocaust of ballet girls.”

deadly vic fashion Photo via Macleans

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