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Wiener Moden, Viennese fashion plate shows at-home wear (a patterned dressing gown) and visiting wear. The top hat is becoming taller.

American striped silk vest, c. 1840s

Man's Silk Striped Vest, America, Augusta Auctions, November 2013 - NYC, Lot 167 - There are so many awesome things about this

Evening dress, French, circa 1860. Silk brocade with applications of tulle and silk ribbon. Via soytotalmentepalacio.com.mx.

Evening dress, French, ca. Silk brocade with applications of tulle & silk ribbon.

Two Men's Silk Vests, America, 1840s, Augusta Auctions, November 13, 2013 - NYC

TWO MEN'S SILK VESTS, AMERICA, Both silk matelesse w/ shawl collars: 1 white w/ silver tones; 1 white & pale blue stripe w/ gold metallic brocade;

1845 Scottish Tailcoat at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

This coat is known as the Tailcoat. The Tailcoat is basically an upgrade to the cutout coat.

edwardian skirt and blouse ensemble

ephemeral-elegance: “ Art Nouveau Embroidered Skirt, ca. Attributed to Callot Soeurs ”

Man's Fine Linen Shirt, 1790-1810, Augusta Auctions, November 13, 2013 - NYC, Lot 181

Man's Fine Linen Shirt, White linen, center front ruffled opening, high stand collar, L

Moda masculina en 1912.

Men In Suits, One Being Helped On With His Coat, United States, From New York Public Library Digital Collections.