THE NOT- SO- NEW BLACK

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Be­fore Kate Mid­dle­ton, an­other royal changed the way her peo­ple dressed: Queen Vic­to­ria, whose per­sonal tragedy set the fash­ion (lit­er­ally) for the way Bri­tons grieved. Spoiler: Veils were big with Vic­to­ri­ans. Take a look at the his­tory of women’s mourn­ing at­tire from 1815 to 1915 in Death Be­comes Her at the Cos­tume In­sti­tute at the Metropoli­tan Mu­seum of Art (Oc­to­ber 21, 2014,

to Fe­bru­ary 1, 2015).

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