Smocking: A History Part 2

Updated: Mar 18



Smocking: A History Part 2

Last week at the end of Smocking: A History Part 1, I left off with the smock as a men's work garment declining in popularity. At the same time, women's fashion was rejecting the corset, primarily for health reasons, and embracing a looser, flowing style of dress. Smocking worked perfectly to help control the fullness!