The Yule Log, or Bûche de Noël, is a French Christmas cake, the history of which stretches back before the medieval era. Continue reading “Christmas Traditions: Bûche de Noël”
The Fall Trends of October 1889, according to Godey’s Lady Book, the leading women’s fashion magazine of the Victorian era.
Fig. 1. Ulster of dark blue cloth, belted into the waist. Felt-trimmed shoulder cape with silk, velvet and feather aigrette.
Fig. 2. Walking costume for lady, made of cloth. The front part of the skirt, full vest front, and lower part of sleeves are plaid, which comes with the costume. Straight skirt, with revers turned back. Hat of velvet, trimmed with feather, and small birds inside the brim.