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  1. 1. Civil War Fashion By Sara Mitchell and Cristee Budlong
  2. 2. Civil War Fashion Photos
  3. 3. Civil War Men’s Fashion <ul><li>Men commonly wore white button down shirts with a jacket. </li></ul><ul><li>Ties, handkerchiefs, and scarves, a.k.a neckwear. </li></ul><ul><li>Gloves were also an often used accessory along with walking sticks, umbrellas, and top hats. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Women’s Fashion Before The Civil War <ul><li>Dresses were big and detailed. </li></ul><ul><li>Had many different colors, but they were not bright. </li></ul><ul><li>Women commonly wore bonnets and didn’t show much skin at all. </li></ul><ul><li>Dresses were made with lots of fabric. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Women’s Fashion During the Civil War <ul><li>Women mostly wore dresses, styling depended on the occasion and time of day. </li></ul><ul><li>Dresses were big, but simple </li></ul><ul><li>Most dresses didn’t come in many colors. </li></ul><ul><li>Materials were needed for soldier’s uniforms, so there wasn’t room for women to be really picky about what they wanted for their dresses. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Women’s Fashion After The civil War <ul><li>Dresses were very big with lots of bright colors. </li></ul><ul><li>The dresses were made of elegant and expensive fabrics such as silk. </li></ul><ul><li>Dresses were very intricate </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of fabric and lots of ruffles. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sources Slide <ul><li>Fanny, and Vera. &quot;Civil War Garmets for Ladies.&quot; Fanny & Vera's Guide for Civil War Reenactors . 8 May 2008 <http://www.shasta.com/suesgoodco/newcivilians/womenswear/fashion.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>Cayton, Andrew, Elisabeth I. Perry, and Allan M. Winkler. America Pathways to the Present . Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.,, 1998. 298-321. </li></ul><ul><li>Halsey, William D., and Bernard Johnston, eds. &quot;Civil War, U.S.&quot; Collier's Encyclopedia . 6th ed. 24 vols. New York: P.F Collier, Inc., 1989. </li></ul>Primary Source Picture Credit Fanny & Vera. Fanny & Vera's Guide for Civil War Reenactors . 8 May 2008 <http://www.shasta.com/suesgoodco/newcivilians/womenswear/fashion.htm>.

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