Over at Imgur, user Q1s2e3 posted a timeline of women's high fashion from 1784 to 1970, focusing entirely on trends in Europe and North America. In fact, it's interesting that the switch in representation to American-style looks happened in the early 20th century.
Ending with a pantsuit in 1970 is a bit of a cheat, and there were plenty of other cool trends going on in other cultures around the world, but it is interesting to see the gradual, almost logical progression over 186 years.
• Women's fashion in every year from 1784-1970 (Imgur / Q1s2e3 via Neatorama)
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