Short story about dressing gown
The man's robes can easily be dated back to the 17th century. These suits are worn inside only and is called is called Indian or Persian trolley gown on account of their origin and Oriental East sectional view, similar to a kimono. First they were made of cotton and later jacquard silk - also known as brocade -, velvet or damask. Like today, many dressing does not have buttons and instead was worn with a tie band. Alternatively, these gowns button closures, which can be found on tuxedo jackets today.
In the 19th century, showed the bathrobe to be particularly well suited to the gentleman for his grooming as well as in the evening. Around the year 1860, the bathrobe evolved into its present form, cut with a wide rolling shawl collar, which reached almost to the waist and a drawstring.
In the early twentieth century was the central heating is still an uncommon luxury and thus was most garments primarily functional and necessary to keep warm while you were at home. Not surprisingly, long robes made of thicker wool and cotton sometimes quilted - and most often worn in solid colors and delicate patterns. Only upper-class gentleman would wear the more decorative dressing gowns, such as those seen on the newly released TV drama Downton Abbey. After World War I, began fashion to become more marked, even for the average man. This trend continued, and in the mid-twenties, was the fashion conscious man almost as thoughtful in choosing his robes, as in the choice of his overcoat.
Sometimes, gowns offered along with slippers. All neat dressing gowns were referred to as lounging robes, while in heavier cotton fabrics were identified as a bathrobe.
In the mid-30s were beach clothes very little popularity, especially. At the time, buttoned dressing gowns still the norm. But slowly but surely took wrap-around style, since it was very easy to adjust the robe to one's individual figure.
Also shawl collars became more popular for dressing gowns, especially when the bathrobe had contrasting color or tone-on-tone colored.
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