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Petticoats by Mirols

 

Mirols creates fun, funky, fabulous petticoats for girls and women. Fun for every day or a special occasion.

The Mirols collection also has dresses, tops and matching accessories.

If you are interested in wholesale, please fill in the form or contact us info@mirols.com

 

 

The petticoat has been in fashion for many years, if you want to know how it all started see our information below.

 

The petticoat refers to any seperate skirt worn with a gown.

These petticoats are not strictly speaking underwear as they

were made to be seen! The practice of wearing petticoats as

undergarments was established by 1585. For the first two

decades of the twentieth century, multiple petticoats fell out

of fashion.Petticoats were revived by Christian Dior in his

full-skirted New Look of 1947. A feminent shaped silhoutte

with wide circle skirts and petticoats. Recovering from

catastrophic tragedies related to the second World War

, the 1950's brought restored hope; a chance for a new

way of lise whose destiny would be decided by them alone.

 

The pettiskirt was a big hit in the 50's

 

Women especially dramatically altered the way they dressed and presented themselves; during the evolution of an increasingly liberated society, women began to favor casual, relaxed clothing over traditional dress rules and associated formality of previous decades. Some of the most admired new trends for women in the 1950's included button-up sweaters with simple necklines, fitted blouses, and full knee-length skirts. However, the most prevalent fashion for women during this time was dresses. Most dresses were worn casually, and were accentuated with circle skirts, halter straps, or small collars. Evening wear dresses seemed soft yet daring, coming in many pastel hues and accompanied with bold ruffles, tulle trim, and dazzling velvet bows. The fitted evening wear of this period, which was usually sleeveless or strapless, was also emphasized with sheer silk.

 

Growing increasingly popular, the full skirts of the 1950's needed

some sort of support in order to maximize their look. To address

this problem, Nylon petticoats were created exclusively to be worn

in conjunction with full skirts to create fullness. Nylon was a favorable

material because of its high quality and easy care wash. This fullness

it created transformed the skirt who gave nothing more than a gentle

swish, into a glamorous royal-like flutter.

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Beautiful Grace Kelly in a creation by Edith Head.

Petticoats today

For a while now the full petticoat is back in fashion.

Underneath dresses and skirt, but also to be seen. In various colors and with fashionable prints.

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Drew Barrymore is Belle, with golden petticoat underneath. April 2005

 

Dior Couture Spring-Summer 2011

John Rocha Spring Summer 2012

MCQ by Alexander MCQueen Autumn Winter 2012 catwalk show London

Mirols has a womens and childrens petticoat collection.

 

 

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