For really dressy occasions, choose a silver taffeta dress with a crinoline netting that creates a full-skirt, or forgo the traditional crimson color and choose a rich velvet maroon dress with capped sleeves.
Malice in Wonderland: A nice twist on the classic Alice costume, it's a black satin dress with a corset style white apron, crinoline and black and white checkered leggings.
Some of these pageant dresses will favor the traditional ballgown style, whereas other dresses will be short and will feature crinoline tutus.
Choose a flirty style skirt with a crinoline underskirt or a simple strapless satin sheath with a ribbon cummerbund in a coordinating color.
It wasn't enough to wear a poufy crinoline under a circle skirt, a padded girdle fitted out the shape of the skirt or dress to perfection.
Even women who had such figures wore foundation garments to enhance their shape further, so the dress that went over the shapewear and crinoline was naturally larger than the woman herself.
A-line and princess silhouettes are lovely designs for most body shapes, and an extra petticoat or crinoline will add fullness and mimic the soft, graceful curves of snowdrifts.
Bright colors, light colors, crinoline, wide skirts and generally happy schemes and designs make a birthday dress distinct from holiday dresses or afternoon formal dresses.
Most toddler dresses are geared towards the crinoline variety, but even amongst this style there are small details to which a pageant parent must attend.
They consist chiefly in the manufacture of sea-salt, of varied and admirable paper, thin and poor silk, horse-hair crinoline for hats, fine split bamboo blinds, hats and mats, coarse pottery, hemp cloth for mourners, brass bowls and grass-cloth.