- Victorian (Dress/Clothes) : Victorian refers to a style of dress and accessories associated with Queen Victoria who reigned from 1837 to 1901. She was responsible for many fashion trends mainly in the United Kingdom. This style is now used to define today's styles of elegant highly decorated clothing and home decor.
As to clothing, a long period, with silhouettes from the full circle skirts and tight bodices to a slender front skirt with bustles to the back, and slender bodice with tight sleeves, to the hourglass silhouette of the 1890"s.
Victorian is a term that is used to describe clothings which incorporates elements of Victorian costume which is generally a much formal style. It could have been based on a Victorian ballgown with a straight front and train, or could be frilly.