The Zouave dress was very popular in Europe and America in the 1850s-60s. The Zouaves were a French light infantry regiment that served in north Africa in the mid-19th century.
La Mode Illustrée 1878
Les Modes Parisiennes 1869
Auguste Maurice Cabuzel
Robe de petits dîners par Redfern,1902. Edwardian fashion.
Girton College - Photograph of the first five students, 1869. (L to R) Emily Gibson, Sarah Woodhead, Isabella Townshend, Rachel Cook (seated) and Louisa Lumsden (seated). (archive reference: GCPH 7/2/1/1)
Pearl gray silk brocade evening gown. 1914
Students at Benslow House, Hitchin, in 1872. In 1873 it reopened just outside Cambridge and became Girton College.
1964 Christian Dior. Similar to the navy coat and dress I bought from a little Atelier in Paris in 1969.