Historical Fashion Show Exposes The Issues Of Victorian Clothing

On Sunday, Sept. 10, The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Mansion will host hour-long fashion shows from 1 p.m to 4 p.m., featuring Victorian period clothing and undergarments.

Models dressed in period clothing display and discuss the sometimes torturous process of getting dressed in the 19th century. From tight corsets and massive crinolines to bustles and bum-rolls, learn about the dangers and delights of some of history’s most controversial and interesting garments.

Admission is $7 per adult, $6 per senior, and $5 per child.Reservations are required. For more information and directions to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township, visit morrisparks.net or call 973.285.6550.

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