It has been one year since I first debut The Standard Designer June 1896 edition! Can you believe it? Found in a bottom of a trunk in local antique store off the beaten path and snatched up for cheap, I have been giving readers monthly glimpses of this Victorian fashion magazine for the past twelve months. Admittedly, the periodical is not in the best shape. It has rips, tears, stains, and some child took their markers to it as a coloring book! Quelle horreur! Yet every page is accounted for, which is a rarity with antiquated publications. I hope to one day to visit New York and take a picture in front of the original address. . . maybe even dressed in costume!! Because that wouldn’t be weird. . .
Here is the next installment of eight pages, you have been so eagerly waiting for: