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The 10 Best Victorian Work Skirts

At Historical Emporium, we have been selling authentic period clothing since 2003, with thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

We have sold hundreds of victorian work skirts, and we listen closely to customer feedback to make sure we're delivering on the promise of unique, authentic clothing, world class service, and great prices.

We survey every customer to gauge their opinion of the products they bought, and put together this list of the top-ranked victorian work skirts in our store.

Shop with confidence, knowing that these terrific work skirts have been tested and endorsed by our other customers, and that you will receive five star service along with a great value!


 

#1 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Cotton Twill Walking Skirt - Black

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Black Cotton Solid Dress Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Motorist Nanny and Chimneysweep

ITEM 001836

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.80/5.00 stars from 51 reviews

Nice skirt
The skirt is made with substantial, not flimsy, fabric, with quality workmanship.
Aug 14, 2020
Susan
Huntsville Al
US
Walking skirt
Love the fabric. Very well made.
Jan 30, 2020
Doris
Reno NV
Cotton Twill Walking Skirt - Black
Very authentic looking, great quality, perfect condition, fast delivery!
Sep 9, 2019
Anonymous

No petites offered
I had to pay $50 to have this twill cotton skirt altered - it was about 5 inches too long. I sent it back the first time; don't read the reviews that state it is too small. I usually wear a 2X fitted but ordered a 3X because of previous reviews. That was a mistake; the 2X was the correct size, but again - no petites were offered and I had to have this altered.
Jun 15, 2019
Anonymous

Comfortable skirt; great fabric and quality
This skirt is very well made inside and out, and looks great when it's worn, because the fabric is a good quality and weight, and hangs well. The measurements are accurate as posted with the description. The two sets of buttons allows you to make the adjustments to get the right fit. My order arrived when promised, and in great condition. A great shopping experience!
May 19, 2019
Dee
Ca
US
Very nice
Once again a very well made garment. Rather heavy but that's ok. My only fuss is that I would really like the tops go with the bottoms. I bought a black blouse and was really hoping that the black skirt would match but there is a difference, especially in the sun. The skirt is more of a dark charcoal shade. However, I will wear them together as I have a big frilly apron to break things up. Even if you sold the fabric, I could makeup an Eton jacket. I saw that is the same situation with the wool skirts. I'd buy the fabric as the cost of the fabric and the time spent making would equal out the cost of the finished garment. I go for historical accuracy as much as possible. Buying something once in a while just beats making it even if it is only half the outfit.
Apr 17, 2019
Deb
Brooksville FL
US
Beautiful skirt
I wear petite proportioned garments so I had to alter the length and take in the waist... better than it being too small. It's well made and good quality so alteration is possible without destroying it.
Feb 7, 2019
JJones
Monument Oh
US
Cotton twill walking skirt
Dec 27, 2018
Thomasina
NY NY
US
Cotton skirt
Love this skirt! Fits well and very comfortable.
Oct 12, 2018
Debbie
TOLLHOUSE CA
US
Just right
Comfortable, adjustable, and attractive. Fits true. Well made and washed well. Versatile for lots of looks.
Sep 17, 2018
LauraJean
Troy PA
US
Excellent quality
The cotton twill walking skirt in black looks fabulous. I'm very impressed with the fabric quality, attention to detail, and price. I did order an XL large and returned it for the Large--the large fits beautifully and will allow for weight loss adjustments. Now, I have to find an instock blouse! This garment is for casual wear--it looks awesome with my Fluevogs--but it can also be glammed up for night life.
Oct 12, 2017
CAR
Rochester Ne
US
Great Quality
The skirt is amazing, a real victorian skirt, heavy and soft. Very beautiful and comfortable.
Sep 14, 2017
Daniela Comanici
Brooklyn NY
US
Can't wait to order more colors!
Exactly as described. Quality made and fit perfectly. Love the back closure which is easy to adjust.
Sep 10, 2017
Kathi
NJ
US
soft and flattering
I was amazed at how soft this was. Like brushed cotton. I am 4'10" and with the substantial amount of hemming needed, it was still shapely and flattering, and looked even better with the wide belt they sell. I'm glad to have this skirt, I think it will be very versatile for different costumes and events. Very good price for the quality.
Aug 7, 2017
Ami
Blairstown NJ
Great skirt
I recently started working where I needed 1880's clothing. I ordered this skirt and was happy that is was good quality fabric and construction. I will be able to use it for many years.
Nov 6, 2016
Jannetteb56
Hordville Ne
US

 

#2 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Brushed Twill Convertible Riding Skirt - Brown

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Ladies Skirts Brown Cotton Solid Work Riding Pants Split |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002782

$85.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.92/5.00 stars from 37 reviews

Great !
Jun 1, 2020
Mom of Many
Bluffdale Ut
US
Great !
Jun 1, 2020
Mom of Many
Bluffdale Ut
US
Exactly what I was looking for
The size is true and material quality is great.
Oct 12, 2018
Anonymous
Te
Great Skirt
This convertible riding skirt is amazing! It looks great! The fabric is a nice weight and hangs well. The skirt is well-made with good, even stitching and the buttons are well attached. I purchased this riding skirt for an event and am confident that it will look historically accurate. Also the sizing runs true to size. I used the measurements on the size chart and it fits perfectly! If you are thinking about purchasing this riding skirt, do it! you won't be disappointed.
Oct 9, 2018
Sherry
Fountain CO
US
Riding Skirt
Nicely made with good material. I have had to sew back on a couple of buttons that were not secured. Sizing is a little different (I am standard size 10 in Australia) and I have had to have this taken IN so I would suggest double checking the sizing chart. Great service, website is easy to follow. My parcel arrived in good time but the postage was expensive for weight ratio. I would like to see more specials (of course) and perhaps review cost of postage ($50 is a lot for a skirt America to Australia).
Jul 12, 2018
Astrid Coleman
GERALDTON WA
AU
Riding Skirt
Best pants ever!!!
Jun 27, 2018
Billy

AU
Love this skirt
I love the way this looks on me very nice fabric and am looking forward to wearing out for evenings out and or just to wear something a bit different. super fast shipping very pleased
Mar 22, 2018
kim
WY
US
Perfect fit, look
Definitely order by waist size. I'm a 28-inch waist, 39 inch hips, and ordered the size 6. I probably could have gotten a size 4 but the 6 will allow me to tuck in bulkier shirts. Heavy duty fabric, made very well.
Aug 11, 2017
Costume addict

convertible riding skirt
Love the fit and style. Quality garment, very well made.
Jul 14, 2017
kandy
Pearl River LA
US
Great!
Long, comfortable and true to size. I'm wearing these for cowboy action shooting, since some of our stages require mounting/dismounting/shooting from the saddle on a wooden horse.
Jun 22, 2017
Anonymous

My love is back!
This is the style of the second skirt that I had to give away due to my size. So I was over the moon when I saw this one. I ordered it and I was not disappointed. I am so happy to have both skirts back in my closet. Thank you H.E.
Dec 15, 2016
Daphne
VA
US
Speedy service and great quality
I purchased the riding skirt and love it. It is such great quality. The skirt does go up higher on the waist than I am use to but it is still comfortable.
Oct 29, 2015
Rdg.teacher
Independence Mi
US
Well designed, high quality
I had been looking for a long split skirt that would fit my taller (5'8") size and have a bit of Old West character and unique touches. I am more than impressed with the substantial weight of the fabric, the true to size fit, the buttons, and the length. I can't wait for cooler weather in fall and winter to arrive so I can start wearing this to work with my western boots!
Aug 6, 2015
ACRutland
Santa Fe Ne
US
BRUSHED TWILL RIDING SKIRT
I love it. Had to get a size bigger. But I was happy to get it. Easy fix . I will get another when you get more.
May 21, 2015
Mistress Ellen
San Diego
Love them
I don't usually order on line but fell in love with this riding skirt. I am so glad I did. Would recommend ordering a size smaller then your average size though. They fit a bit larger. Had some great comments on them. I have both the black and brown and will get good wear out of them. Great for dress up or casual.
Mar 13, 2015
Carolyn Simle
Cochrane Al
CA

 

#3 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Cotton Twill Walking Skirt - Navy

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Blue Cotton Solid Dress Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Motorist

ITEM 002034

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.96/5.00 stars from 23 reviews

Excellent quality
May 8, 2020
amberens
Fort Fraser Br
CA
Walking Skirt
I recently purchased the Navy Cotton Twill Walking Skirt & I LOVE it. The fit is just right for me even without wearing a corset. I am slowly transitioning into 19th C clothing on a full time basis & being a woman who wears a 2x makes it difficult. But you have made it easier & I received my order much quicker than I thought I would. Thank you :)
Sep 13, 2019
Robbin Buchtel
Neosho Mi
Walking Skirt.
I live in the country. This is my skirt of choice when I go out with the dogs. You wish Downtan Abbey. Karen.
Sep 5, 2019
Anonymous

CA
Walking skirt
Love it! excited to wear next weekend!
Aug 22, 2019
Julie
Salem Or
US
great skirt
I have not had a chance to wear it yet. I do like the quality, it is not flimsy, I expect to enjoy this one for a long time,
May 15, 2019
Mary Wightman
Arlington WA
US
Versatile quality skirt
This is my third walking skirt ! I love them especially with the adjustable buttons on the back.
Mar 7, 2019
MissyDee
Escondido CA
US
Twill Walking Skirt
I absolutely love this skirt. It is made very well and I received many compliments on it. It fit perfect in length, just a little loose in the waist but I had layers on so it was perfect! I will definitely be buying more in the future!
Nov 3, 2018
Leslie
AL
US
Shopping should always be so easy!
Was happy to finally find a true dark navy blue skirt. Fit is true to size and adjusts in the back. Great quality as usual and holds up well in the wash.
May 24, 2018
Kathi

US
Classroom
This skirt is perfect! The back allows adjustments so that it fits quiet nicely. I used this skirt in my high school classroom for a simulation that we were doing and the students thought that the skirt with the Gibson blouse was delightful and helped to "set the stage" in the classroom for an era that has gone by. I have since decided to purchase the skirt in black so that i will have more options for next year!
Dec 8, 2017
Crystal Jackson
Cottonwood Ca
US
Walking Skirt
I found this to be true to size, with adjustable buttons in the waistband. A hidden pocket would have been an added bonus!
Aug 25, 2017
Nancy B
Madera CA
US
Excellent Walking Skirt
This is a beautiful skirt, with a gabardine-quality cotton, yet it does not crease and is easy to iron. At night the dark royal blue cotton takes on a lovely sheen, especially for photographs. It is easy to walk in, very smart, and I wore it with a wide, black velvet belt and a cream-lace, cotton, long-sleeved blouse (also from Historical Emporium). The whole outfit was lovely and I received compliments on the skirt, especially. If you are a size 4-6, and you purchase the 'small', it is a little big at the waist, so you may need to adjust it. The belt was neat and helped keep the skirt smaller at the waist. The XS size was unavailable but I had an event to attend and wanted to proceed. I would say the skirt runs a little bit bigger, so if you are a size 4, you definitely need XS, not S. A wonderful skirt, with nice features, and very elegant. Thank you.
Mar 15, 2017
Dobby
Gloucester VA
Flawless
I've never seen a skirt made this way. The length is perfect and it look's great. Thank you! Charlene
Nov 28, 2016
Pearly
Gordonsville Va
US
Love it!
I love the way the back is made. The only thing wrong is the sizing isn't true to a XXL. I really wear an XL but buy XXL just in case it doesn't fit loosely. Well, this beautiful skirt isn't loose at all. I should have tried it on when I got it but didn't. I will be wearing it tomorrow or I would return for the next size up
Aug 12, 2016
CheerfulSandy
Plymouth PA
US
Well-made & Graceful
Bought this as a fifteenth birthday present for my daughter, who loves all things Victorian. It was a hit. The skirt is well-made of nice, sturdy twill, and falls gracefully from my daughter's waist to the floor. The double buttons and vents and gathering in the back is charming. If my daughter decides she'd like another of these in a different color, I wouldn't hesitate to buy it. This is a lovely piece of old-time clothing.
May 19, 2016
Sam
New York NY
US
great skirt
The long walking skirt is really a short addition th you wardrobe. I am really looking forward to steppingstone ou5 in this skirt. I wound purchase a waist belt to finish the look. Enjoy!
Aug 20, 2015
Edie
Sugar Land Tx
US

 

#4 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Swirl Skirt - Black

 Victorian Steampunk Ladies Skirts Black Synthetic Floral Work Dress |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003303

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.90/5.00 stars from 10 reviews

Swirl Skirt - Black
The skirt was perfect for my needs and has already been used several times.
Dec 11, 2018
Phyllis
Harpers Ferry WV
US
Overall Good
The material was thinner than I'd hoped but for the price it's a decent skirt and worked with my costume. The elastic easily fit me and I'm a bigger person.
Oct 1, 2017
Cici
Mi
Black Swirl Skirt
This is a great skirt in a lovely patterned fabric. I like that the waist is adjustable for a comfortable fit.
Sep 21, 2017
Carole Smith
Wilmington DE
US
Great skirt
Skirt was very comfortable and durable. It held up well for my purpose.
Sep 24, 2015
Lori
Napa CA
US
Very Happy
I am very happy with this skirt. It arrived earlier than anticipated even though I did not pay for expedited shipping. The adjustable waist fits perfectly and is comfortable. I am a petite and the length hits just below ankle with 1 1/2 -2 inch heels. The embroidery on the black is really pretty. The quality of the material is much nicer than you would expect at this price.
Jun 25, 2015
Marilyn
Tyler Te
US
SWIRL SKIRT - BLACK
This was purchased as a gift for my wife in celebration of Jesus's Birthday. She loved it and it fit perfect (waist and length).
Jan 6, 2014
Didymus Houston
Charleston Ar
US
Beautiful detail
Very pleased with this skirt - lovely material and beautiful detail. The one-size-fits-all elastic band fit me fine.
Sep 6, 2013
Peg
Norristown PA
US
Classic skirt
I love the skirt. It looks very classic with the decorative stitching. My Victorian outfit is complete for our cottage-owners Chautauqua celebration week.
Apr 9, 2013
Lois
Kipton Oh
US
Perfect for many...
Wow! This skirt not only feels comfortable, but it's perfect for many other tops I own! I really needed this one!
Oct 26, 2012
Lilith Artemis Kooks
Norfolk VA
US
Stunning
This skirt is stunning in detail and material. Everyone noticed it. I love it and I am thinking of buying the one in brown.
Oct 25, 2011
CAT
Rural Virginia

 

#5 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Cotton Twill Walking Skirt - Brown

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Brown Cotton Solid Dress Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002036

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.83/5.00 stars from 12 reviews

Love it
My only problem is that i am losing weight so another will have to be bought!
Apr 12, 2019
Lamplight weaver

Quality product
The quality of my skirt is wonderful.
Oct 25, 2018
Sharon
Redmond Wa
US
Great Skirt!
I really was impressed with this skirt quality. It is very long so I had to have it shortened but I always do. Other wise the fit was perfet! Very flattering with the somerset blouse's. Would work for a pioneer, victorian or old west look.
Nov 18, 2016
Halfpint
Io
US
Impressed!
I was very impressed by the quality of this skirt. It is very well put together and has a good heavy feel about it. I bought this to wear to my daughter's Steampunk wedding but will be wearing it well beyond that because I love it. I will be wearing the tulle bustle skirt under it and a corset over it. It looks fantastic and I can't wait to wear it to the wedding. My husband will be wearing the brown cotton twill vest and trousers which match. I bought size XL as my waist size is 34". Because of the design, it is possible to add another button to make it a little larger or smaller. Very very happy!!
Jul 2, 2016
Barbara Aldrich
Dyer Ne
US
Impressed!
I was very impressed by the quality of this skirt. It is very well put together and has a good heavy feel about it. I bought this to wear to my daughter's Steampunk wedding but will be wearing it well beyond that because I love it. I will be wearing the tulle bustle skirt under it and a corset over it. It looks fantastic and I can't wait to wear it to the wedding. My husband will be wearing the brown cotton twill vest and trousers which match.
Jul 2, 2016
Barbara Aldrich
Dyer Ne
US
Great Skirt
I really liked this skirt from the moment it arrived. It is well made, and the fabric quality is excellent. The buttons on the back allow for adjustment in the waist. If I could suggest an improvement, it would be to make these in a petite length. At 5 feet and no inches tall, it was of course, too long. However, I am used to this, and it did not take long to re-hem it to an appropriate length. I highly recommend this skirt.
Mar 10, 2016
Jennie
Laramie WY
US
Nice skirt
The skirt was exactly as in the picture. The material is durable and heavy. For the most part the stitching is very secure. (three stitches in the waist band unraveled but very easily fixed by even a complete sewing novice like me.). I am happy over all.
Sep 6, 2013
JPrimus
Mobile Al
US
Walking skirt
I was thrilled and delighted with my purchase and decided to go ahead and order a summer skirt as well. I liked the fit and the length was grand. I am a tour guide in costume and I also am involved in first person theater in our area, of women of the 1800's. I will enjoy the comfort of my new outfits. Thanks, so much!
Mar 1, 2013
Sue Crandall
Rockford IL
US
Very Nice!
This is a very nice skirt - well made, looks good and is a beautiful, rich brown color. I also own this style in the tan/khaki color. I like the option of the extra buttons in the back which allow for adjustment depending on whether you're wearing a blouse tucked in or an over blouse.
Jan 2, 2013
Victorian Lady
Sonora CA
US
Handsome, well-made, versatile skirt
Very nice, good quality skirt. The button closures at the back work great. I'm very satisfied with this purchase - the (international) transaction was very smooth and trouble-free.
Nov 15, 2011
ArtGecko
Ottawa ON
Functional and comfortable
This skirt was a great value. The material kept me cool in the heat and warm in the chill of night. It also functioned as a blanket to sit on when wearing it and was very comfortable.
Sep 20, 2010
rjbishop09
Harrisonburg VA
Brown walking skirt
Quality item--worn as a costume in a play. Worn several times and skirt is absolutely well-made, of good quality material, and looks wonderful on. I may even wear it on other occasions as well.
Jun 29, 2010
Polly
South

 

#6 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Swirl Skirt - Burgundy

 Victorian Steampunk Ladies Skirts Burgundy Synthetic Floral Work Dress |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003307

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.73/5.00 stars from 15 reviews

Awesome!
Love this skirt! The fabric, with the embroidery, is very classy. Though designed to be mid-calf length, it works as a full-length for me because I'm short. I purchased this for our town's Heritage Day celebration - and I can't wait for the day of the event.
May 17, 2018
Eileen
Momence Il
US
Love it!
This is such a wonderful skirt. It is vintage, classy, and so very comfortable.
Dec 21, 2016
Mischa
Felton Ca
US
Love it!
Perfect!
Oct 12, 2016
Suzanne
San Jose CA
US
Swirl Skirt
Lovely fabric. Well made. It is one size fits most and it was true to that.
Aug 7, 2015
Phoenix
Mountain View Ca
US
SWIRL SKIRT - BURGUNDY
My wife was very pleased with its fit, both waist and length. This looks perfect with her white blouse. An elegant, but comfortable style.
Jan 6, 2014
Didymus Houston
Charleston Ar
US
Swirl skirt
I love this skirt, it looks wonderful and is extremely comfortable, even to wear to work. I have been pairing this with the black Vesta blouse, and they look really great together. Thank you for another lovely item!
Sep 27, 2013
Sym
Dallas TX
US
Swirl Skirt - Burgundy
Love the fabric! I was concerned that the gathered waist would make me feel pudgy, but it doesn't when blousing the blouse. Purchased this for a historical event, but will wear it with different accessories for regular wear. Excellent fabric and workmanship! Very elegant!
Sep 13, 2013
Elise
Oh
US
Swirl Skirt
The skirt is exactly what was advertised online and what I wanted. It is just my style and I plan to get alot of wear out of it.
May 31, 2013
Lady MacDuff
McCook NE
US
Good gift.
This was purchased with the natural colored Abbington blouse as a gift for my mother. She wore it several days in a row, so it was well received. Timely shipping. Will buy from Historical Emporium again.
Jan 19, 2013
Aliquis
Ca
skirt
The skirt is fantastic. It came in a reasonable amount of time and my wife really really loves it.
Oct 9, 2012
michelle egger
norwalk ca
US
The perfect skirt!
This is a wonderful skirt -- the color is just as shown in the photo (a rich deep garnet), the material is light and flowy, and the cut is flattering for a variety of body types. It is "classic" enough to be included in a vintage-type outfit, but also contemporary enough to be worn in everyday situations. I love it!
Sep 26, 2012
History Buff
Chicago IL
US
Swirl skirt - burgundy
This skirt was purchased as a Christmas gift for a friend. She absolutely loved it -- tried it on as soon as she opened it and did not take it off for the rest of the evening! She and her family (as well as I) were very impressed with the quality and beauty of the skirt.
Jan 2, 2012
JayLee
New Mexico
One Size Really Doesn't Fit
First off all, this skirt was beautiful! I loved it. Unfortunately, I couldn't wear it. It only comes in one size, and while it technically fit me--insofar as I could get it on my body--it was not attractive at all. I am on the large size, and the skirt fit very tightly over my caboose' and did not, in fact swirl and just plain looked bad. This really needs to come in a bigger size, with more fabric, for the plus size among us. I gave it to my daughter, who is much smaller than I, and it looks lovely on her. I hope to see it offered in a larger size some day so I can buy one for myself.
Dec 5, 2011
Janey M.
Rainy Pacific...
Sorry
I was disappointed. The item was priced too high considering it was foriegn made. Won't do that again.
Nov 21, 2011
alice

Beautiful Fabric
The fabric of the skirt really is lovely. The length was perfect, the only down side is the very strong elastic at the waist, will take some stretching to loosen it up.
Nov 21, 2011
Kristabelle


 

#7 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Pinstripe Walking Skirt - Black/White

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Gray Black White Cotton Stripe Dress Work Matched Separates |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 001785

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.70/5.00 stars from 23 reviews

This is quite nice.
This whole outfit is quite nice and goes great with the short belt. The material is strong and nicely made.
Nov 21, 2019
Memie
Beverly MA
US
Skirt
I bought this for an event. It was beautiful and very well made. It fit perfect according to measurements. I was very pleased and will buy from this company again.
Oct 24, 2019
Confederate Rose
Tupelo Ms
US
Good Quality but sizing is off
The fabric and construction is good quality, but of the 4 skirts I ordered, 3 had to have the center back panel completely removed to fit properly at the waist. These definitely run a bit big.
Mar 7, 2019
Anonymous

Great item
I was very pleased with this skirt. Fit was as described, with quite a bit of flexibility based on the multiple buttons available.
Nov 9, 2018
Joy
Norfolk VA
US
Just as pictured
This was the only item in my order that matched my expectations based on the picture.
Sep 28, 2018
kudzu
Folsom CA
US
Beautiful skirt, fits wonderfully.
Mar 20, 2018
Anonymous

Good Pick
Although I think the products are a bit pricey, I certainly can not complain about the construction. I purchased both the blouse and skirt and both are very well made. I am new to this time period and a little hesitant about the look of the outfit but I think it will work for 1895. I thought the adjustability of the skirt was very clever and doesn't detract from an authentic look, at least as far as I can tell. I figure I'm saving myself a lot of work and aggravation by not sewing this one from scratch. However, I will be jazzing it up with some borders and an additional collar. I will also add horsehair around the hem. This is all for an event later this month where I give house tours and like to dress to the year the house was built. I think I'm pretty happy with this purchase and will be buying a white blouse sometime in the future.
Feb 3, 2017
Deborah Charlow
FL
Great Skirt!
I love this skirt. It is nicely made and looks great in the black and white pinstripes. I wore it for the first time today (with the matching blouse and a black jacket) for a suffragette outfit that I wore to one of the Women's Marches. These are made like real clothing, not costumes, very nice. The skirt feels very accurate to the period - smooth and staight in front with a wonderful great sweep behind. I wore three petticoats under it for the full effect. It felt great! I did get the hem quite muddy, so we'll see how she does in the laundry!
Jan 22, 2017
Jennifer C.
Walnut Creek CA
US
Pinstripe skirt
I am very pleased with the pinstripe skirt. The fabric and quality are great and the adjustable button waist makes for a good fit.
Nov 18, 2016
Linda
Vi
US
Pinstrip Walking Skirt
Though I used reasonable measurements as instructed, this skirt was much larger. Even after washing, with a fair amount of shrinkage, I had to alter the waist. But my whole outfit with the blouse and hat was stunning. I got many compliments at our 4th of July festivities.
Jul 5, 2016
Daphne Polos
Dayton Ne
US
Wonderful
The skirt is wonderful. I love the adjustable button waist. The fit is as promised.
Jan 2, 2016
1893
Aiken SC
US
Love the Material
Just what I wanted. The material is perfect as is the style. The size small fit but was a little tight around the waist. I returned for the medium which fits perfect with room to expand. Hopefully, I will not need it to expand.
Sep 4, 2015
Momma Johnson
Pilot Grove MO
US
Exquisite
Great outfit. Good sizing. Tons of compliments.
Oct 24, 2014
Velvalea
Pinnacle NC
US
Loved it!
I wore my skirt with a regular-non hoop petticoat and it was perfect. It was comfortable and I received several compliments. I have since ordered a blouse and another skirt. I am only 5'3 and with a two inch heel it was just fine, no hemming necessary. Very nicely made and the material is perfect.
May 9, 2014
Becky
Los Angeles ca
US
Love it but,
I love the skirt, it looks fabulous on, especially with some crinoline underneath. There were two things I didn't like about it. Firstly, the size was not as expected. I ordered according to the size guide and the waist was much too large. Nice in and of itself, but I needed to re-order or do a drastic alteration. Lucky for me the event I'm going to was postponed so I had time to re-order. I ordered two more in descending sizes and was happy with the smallest one I ordered. So the first one I ordered was two sizes too large, and I ordered according to the size guide. Secondly, the way it closes in the back leaves gaps which may be period correct (or not, I have no idea), but I'm not thrilled with that issue. That being said I do love it and will have lots of fun wearing it. I will totally buy from you again!
May 8, 2014
SEW
Billerica Ma
US

 

#8 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Twill Bustle Skirt - Black

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Black Cotton Solid Dress Work |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002598

$89.95

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 23 reviews

beautifully made
Very impressive quality. It's a rather heavy weight fabric, I like the body it provides. I'm wearing it with the hoop skirt. It goes well with a black blouse for a widow look and I have a burgundy ruffle blouse that looks beautiful with it as well.
Oct 25, 2019
Lisa
Santa Cruz Ca
Black Twill Bustle Skirt
This skirt is well-made and perfect for the stage...very comfortable, too. I chose to wear a petticoat under it, but it also looks good without one.
Sep 27, 2018
Diane
Carmel IN
US
Beautiful
The skirt fit beautifully and was really comfortable!!! All of your items are so well made and of the best quality materials!!! Thank you!!!
Nov 10, 2017
Susie
Benicia Ca
US
Great Skirt
Love this skirt. Has a nicce weight to it, makes it move well. Good fit. Wish it had pockets.
Oct 22, 2017
Lise

US
best skirt yet
This is the 2nd skirt I have purchased here. I bought this skirt 1 size smaller than my previous skirt because I know the sizes run large. It fits perfectly, partly due to the elastic waist. It is also the right length right out of the box (I had to have my other skirt hemmed). I would definitely recommend this to anyone who needs a basic Victorian skirt. Keep a lint roller handy, because the twill attracts almost everything!
Feb 6, 2017
Deb Peterson
Minneapolis MN
US
Lovely skirt!
This is a very beautiful, well made skirt. It can be thrown in the washer and dryer and the folds and layers in the back can be touched up with an iron - don't have to dry clean! I'm paring this with a pair of victorian boots and the Abbington blouse. One could probably wear this skirt not as a costume, with a long sleeved V neck T-Shirt and a wide black belt.
Sep 1, 2016
Quinn
Rochester NY
US
skirt
Looks so original I love the material
Aug 12, 2016
pam
west liberty oh
US
Beautiful!
This is a gorgeous garment. It is twill, so the hems will tend to fold over in the dryer and it will need a touch-up with an iron when it comes out. but you CAN put it in the washer and dryer, which is huge when you're talking about practical clothing. The length, weight, and drape of this are just beautiful. I have a thick waist, measuring around 36", and I ordered the XL. It fits well enough that I'm not going to exchange it but if I had it over I would order the Large -- there's ample stretch in the elastic and it would be a bit more snug/secure in the smaller size. Would love to see this offered in other colors!
Feb 6, 2016
mousketracy
Orlando FL
US
Love this Skirt!
This is a very pretty skirt & very comfortable! I can't wait to wear it on my trip to the Henry Ford Museum! Great look!
Aug 31, 2015
Raven
Martinsburg WV
US
Good quality
This skirt appears to be of good quality and very durable. It will work well with the Georgiana blouse wearing it in our 1862 era museum building, whether as a school teacher, store keeper, or housewife.
Jun 5, 2015
Jan H
Waverly Io
US
a rustle in the bustle
This is a super skirt. I wear a size 18 or better and it fits to perfection. AND doesn't look too big. the ruffle is only in the back and makes a nice silhouette. the front panel hangs smooth, just as it should. I would buy this in other colors too, if only it were made in brown, rust, tan or navy.
May 7, 2015
Donn Alea
Oakdale Ca
US
Beautiful skirt
This skirt is exactly what I was looking for! Great quality and sizing is perfect ! Being 5'11" talli was concerned about length- the length is exactly right!
Aug 29, 2014
Sammy Jo
Gulf Breeze Fl
US
Mdme Curie
This Bustle Skirt was excellent - I won a bottle of French Champagne so I am happy. Quick delivery, a little too large - but I think that is my fault for ordering Australian sizing!
Aug 23, 2014
Claire
Brisbane Qu
AU
Walkabout
This skirt came with plenty of length for me at 5'8". It is well constructed and the elastic had a comfortable amount of give. It looks good alone; but the twill has a soft hand after washing. I don't find this a detriment at all for it makes it very comfortable. But it loses a little fullness because of it. It also looks great over hoops or with just a small bustle pad.
Mar 16, 2014
Shytanie
Denver Co
US
Great skirt
Ordered this at the last minute before an event and so glad I did. Lovely weight and quality of fabric. Great, comfortable design. Looked great, was easy to put on and it fit nicely under a corset. If only it came in a lovely dark brown...sigh. I would recommend this to anyone wanting a bit of a fancier back but still maintaining a general simplicity and elegance.
Jan 16, 2014
Peace Poet
San Diego CA
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#9 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Swirl Skirt - Fawn

 Victorian Steampunk Ladies Skirts Brown Tan Synthetic Floral Work Dress |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Phantom and Christine

ITEM 003820

$49.95

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Average Rating: 4.62/5.00 stars from 8 reviews

Nice skirt
Arrived very quickly; really like it.
Jan 17, 2019
Claire
Toronto On
CA
Great Buy
Fits perfect. Love the style and design. Goes with so many things. Needed a nice skirt for more formal outings when traveling overseas.
Oct 4, 2018
Sharon
AZ
US
not really fawn color
Ordered this skirt for a costume, but it is more tan than fawn (not true to the picture). I really wanted a khaki colored skirt to go with my husband's khaki safari jacket and pants. The color selection for women's skirts don't seem to include khaki. I am returning the skirt solely based on the dark color. I had to guess and go with "sand" on another skirt and hope this will do.
Dec 7, 2016
Karen
Lakewood Oh
History Fan
I purchased the fawn colored swirl skirt for a special event. The quality of the skirt is very good and it is true to size. I received many compliments.
Oct 9, 2016
Anonymous

Stress
Beautiful puts a lot of stress on her clothing and so far this one has held up and the washings have not dulled the color. Plus, it still feels nice to the touch.
Mar 8, 2016
Grumpy
East Carbon UT
US
Beautiful skirt
I enjoy this skirt very much. It was just what I needed!!!
Aug 16, 2014
cwslone
Lubbock TX
US
doesn't swirl
The waist on this model must be incredibly tiny, because this skirt is not at all full on a larger woman, so there is no swirl or sweep whatsoever. It's basically a gathered cylinder, not a circle skirt or even approaching one. Also the fabric looks to be a very cheap rayon up close.
Jan 10, 2013
CSPape
Howell MI
US
Skirt
My daughter loves this skirt. She said it's the most elegant skirt she has ever owned! Very reasonably priced for mom too!
Nov 27, 2012
Gail
Waterman IL
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#10 Rated Victorian Work Skirt
Brushed Twill Convertible Riding Skirt - Black

 Victorian Old West Ladies Skirts Black Cotton Solid Work Riding Pants Split |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 002781

$85.95

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Average Rating: 4.07/5.00 stars from 15 reviews

Looks great, runs large
I would have given this riding skirt 5 stars, except for the sizing chart. I have a 31" waist, so I bought the 10 as advised by the chart. When I received the item, it was huge. The waistband measured 34". I exchanged it for a 6, which fits. Other than the inconvenience and costs of double shipping, I am very pleased. It is very soft and comfortable and easy to figure out. I like the versatility.
Feb 2, 2018
Mrs. Mouse
Naples FL
Convertible Riding Skirt
Runs large, order 1 size smaller than you normally wear (or, have a good seamstress for alterations). I ordered my normal size and had to have the 2 back seams taken in. Once the alterations were done, it's perfect. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that it should really have a simple set of instructions on how to convert from pants to skirt, it's a little confusing but finally figured it out.
Oct 6, 2017
Beth
Hornell NY
US
Astride in Old West Style!
The brushed twill convertible riding skirt is my favourite for trail riding as well as mounted shooting. They are very comfortable, nice and long and rugged, yet feminine. They wash well too. More gals need to know about the split riding skirt!
Mar 25, 2017
Angelina
Oakbank Ma
CA
Riding Skirt
I just love it. It looks very elegant yet it's supercomfy! I usually wear a size 8, but I got size 10 to be safe. A size 8 would have fit me just fine, but since I usually wear it with suspenders, I actually prefer the bigger size. I've worn it several times, and I've gotten compliments each time. I plan to buy another one in a different color.
Dec 8, 2016
Violetta

Charlie
Although I love the riding pant's, I had to have them nearly remade to fit me. I am only 5' 1" tall and these pants are made for very tall people. It was worth it to get them fitted. Everyone loved my outfit and could not believe I found this out fit. So your name was told to many people. I will surly shop with ya'll again. The quality of the material was great and very well made. I was the best dressed person there. Just keep in mind there are a lot of short people and see if you could make cloths for shorter people. I know I would be very happy and I am sure others will be too.
Mar 8, 2016
Charlie
Montgomery Te
US
Fantastic
It arrived super promptly, and it was everything that I desired. I have gotten so many compliments, and I don't hesitate to share where I got them from! And I certainly won't hesitate to shop here again :)
Dec 5, 2014
Ana Rae
Brainerd MN
US
Brushed twill riding skirt
Although the quality of this product was very good the sizing chart provided when ordering was so bad that i ordered this skirt TWICE and was disappointed both times. There was not time to order another skirt before our ride of the headless horseman which we do for the public to benefit the cancer society.
Nov 11, 2014
Sue B
Bethel park PA
US
Skirt
Seems heavy,have not tried riding in but wanted for wagon train trip in June. Worried it may be too warm. I will be on horse back but need to stay in period attire. Feel options are limited.
Mar 7, 2014
Valerie Englebert
Green Bay Wi
US
Great quality
Very well-made, high-quality garment. Versatile steampunk costume piece, well worth the money. Glad I read an earlier review about sizing running large - I ordered a size smaller than I originally thought and it's a perfect fit.
Jul 5, 2013
banthagrl
Omaha NE
US
Love them!
Cannot wait until I get the opportunity to wear this great garment! Now, to decide whether to make it pants or a skirt! Hmmm......
Apr 17, 2013
Gilli
Watertown Wi
US
surprising comfort
chose this after attempting to make my own riding skirt. the fit is perfect, comfortable and looks amazing.
Aug 4, 2012
Anonymous

Two in onw
Great idea for a great pair of trousers…or…is it a skirt?! Very original, I got a lot of compliments. Be careful: Sizes run VERY generously for that item.
Nov 15, 2011
Kate
Switzerland
Love it!
I love this convertible riding skirt. I only got the Black but I think I'm going to purchase the Brown as well. They are so comfy I want to wear them all the time.
Nov 14, 2011
Jen
Austin TX
Great fit and perfect design for retro and for...
This riding skirt is made by Scully with heavy weight material. The drape and fit make it VERY practical for riding as well as just wearing ric!for "western" events.The black color is a deep color, and the buttons are perfect for the fab
Nov 8, 2011
Miss Ellie
Wyoming
alas
The fit on these is very large. I ordered what I thought might be snug - they were literally falling off. The stiffness of the fabric and the volume was too much for me as well.
Nov 8, 2011
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