Children’s Fashion of the Russian Empire is a book of photographs that has been compiled by the famous Russian fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev. The book is all about children’s clothing and fashion in Russia in the age of the Tsars, from the 1860s to 1917.
Presented in the form of an antique photo-album and featuring over 400 photographs from the author’s private collection, Children’s Fashion of the Russian Empire is unique in both its content and its form. The story of children’s dress and fashion is divided up into decades and accompanied by texts written by the author, in which Alexandre Vassiliev describes all the key trends and developments in the evolution of children’s fashion.
The talents of Alexandre Vassiliev make this a truly unique book. Children’s Fashion is a joy to read and will serve as a wonderful gift for anyone who appreciates beautifully presented albums.