Dutiful research indicated that wire-framed bustle skirts
were all the rage in the 1880s, said Jeannette Hammitt of Brownsville, wearing a puffed-out dress with a pair of lace-up boots and an ostrich-feathered hat.
Pat Sewell of Upland was gussied up in 1860s style, complete with bustle skirt
, pointy lace-up boots, antique brooch and a parasol.
Charlotte, 21, looks every inch the lady of the manor in a feathered hat, bustle skirt
and lace gloves.
A bustle skirt
had just become fashionable," she said.
Silk taffeta and French lace corset, bustle skirt
and asymmetric top, pounds 1608, Anne Priscilla, Glasgow 0141 222 2504; bracelet, pounds 14.