23 Pictures That Prove Punks Are Actually Total Softies
The punk subculture is often vulnerable to society’s tendency to over-react and cause a kind of hysteria about the threat these young people apparently pose to society (Haenfler 2014, p. 9). The media often perpetuates negative stereotypes of young punks and subsequently many people outside the subculture also take on these views. While being a part of the punk subculture can actually be very positive, moral panics cause it to be seen as nothing but a breeding ground for trouble and…
Dressmaker unknown, ca 1885. American. Silk, cotton child's dress. "Incorporating the high-style elements and silhouette, this dress is a 'tour de force' of elaborate dressmaking of the 1880s. It was common for children's clothing to have hints of the stylish bustle of the 1880s without the full-blown aspect of the silhouette." Part 1.
Amelia Beard Hollenback (1877-1969) was the daughter of the prominent financier and philanthropist John Welles Hollenback (1835-1927). The members of the Hollenback family were avid travelers, making frequently trips throughout Europe and the United States. Made for Amelia in Paris, this vivid blue plush coat exhibits the same detail given to women's clothing of the time.