Behind the Trend…Gore

Gore is a flared panel sewn into skirts to increase their width. Gored skirts were popular during the 19th century. Exaggerated gores, with pointed ends near the waist offered fullness at the hem. This trend was increasingly popular during the 1930’s.

Source: The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Fashion and Fashion Designers

 

The Best of Vintage…My picks from Etsy

Here are some really cool finds from Etsy.com for Vintage gear. Check out what I found and let me know what you think. I will add more as I find stuff on Etsy that I like. Enjoy!