by Mimi Matthews
The “A Victorian Lady’s Guide to Fashion and Beauty” is a must-read book for those who are interested in Victorian fashion. Mimi Matthews is the author of this women’s fashion history book. She writes both historical nonfiction and award-winning proper Victorian romances. She has written numerous fiction novels and all of them are interesting. In this book, Mimi Matthews describes Victorian women fashion, how they care about their hair, face, and clothes. A Victorian Lady’s Guide to Fashion and Beauty is organized into three parts. The first part of this book takes the reader through the Victorian era, decade by decade.
With the help of the second part, you will learn about dressing for every occasion, every season, and so on. The third part provides almost excruciating details about skincare, haircare, and so on. Furthermore, it is filled with information on all facets of a lady’s wardrobe and interspersed with fascinating social history and entertaining quotes. This book has an excellent resource for historical fiction authors and enjoyable read for those curious about women’s Victorian dress. All in all, A Victorian Lady’s Guide to Fashion and Beauty is a must-read book for anyone interested in Victorian fashion.