Ways Victorian fashion could kill you

From arsenic-laced clothes to flammable fabrics

Stars Insider

02/09/20 | StarsInsider

FASHION Victorian era

Victorian fashion might look incredibly glamorous in period dramas, but there is more to hoop skirts and top hats than just being aesthetically pleasing. Victorian fashion was also dangerous, and many times even deadly. Toxic chemical compounds were often used, and then there were, of course, diseases that spread through fabric. But there's more—a lot more.

Browse through the following gallery and discover how harmful fashion was during the Victorian era.

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