The modern adaptation of the crinoline is often found in the evening gown and wedding dresses that are worn with full flared skirt (Lord 180).
However, in the later part of the nineteenth century the cage shape of the crinoline was modified with the hoops forming only on the backside.
Many of the vintage trends in clothing have been revived and are followed even until the present day.
This essay is an exploration goes the styles of the nineteenth century and how they are still influencing modern sense of fashion.
The second picture is a silk stocking worn in the 1950s.
The style during the early nineteenth century was still formal and was highly influenced by the French fashion.
The main importance of stockings even today remains the same.
In the early nineteenth century, the stockings were used for horse-riding fashion for men.
It was in the end of the sixteenth century that it was transformed into something that women could wear as underwear.
However, in the early twentieth century with the rise of the hemlines in dresses, the use of stocking increased again.