Edwardian Fashion – The Gibson Girl The Gibson Girl – became the first 20th century standard of female beauty and style, named after Charles Dana Gibson, a Life Magazine illustrator whose fanciful illustrations inadvertently created a new idealized style of Edwardian Fashion. Pictured here is Camille Clifford - whose famous corseted waist caused such a stir. This type of severe S-bend silhouette disappeared from vogue quite quickly by 1910.
A classic Gibson girl blouse with yards of lace insertion. #edwardian #shirtwaist
Billie Burke - 1890 - 1900's - she played Glenda the Good Witch in the movie (1939)The Wizard of Oz.
Gibson girls influenced the way my Grandmother wore her hair as a young woman.
Camilla Antoinette Clifford (1885 – 1971) was a Belgian-born stage actress and the most famous model for the “Gibson Girl” illustrations. Her towering coiffure and hourglass figure defined the Gibson Girl style.