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The Kitty Underskirt is the basis of your perfect Victorian inspired outfit whether you are gothic, neo-Victorian or steampunk and it is a flexible piece that can be worn on its own or teamed with different bustles. This is one item you simply have to have in your alternative wardrobe!


The skirt shape is based on the 1880s style, flat at the front with side pleating and gathering at the back which gives plenty of volume to flow into a small, 4" sweeper train along with room to wear a bustle pad too if desired. At the hem is a deep pleated flounce, trimmed with a narrow satin ribbon, very typical of Victorian skirts.It is designed to be worn under one of our bustle skirts for a full victorian costume look. Alternatively wear it without a bustle skirt for a less fussy look - great with an underbust corset and high necked blouse.

The fabric shown is high quality, silk effect, polyester taffeta which is luxurious, but also easy to care for. Please bear in mind the pale colours such as white, ivory, pale ivory and magnolia can appear a little bit sheer so I would recommend wearing a white petticoat underneath. This will also give you much better period shaping in general.

Modern overlocked/serged seams.
Skirt is unlined.
Hem stiffened with crinoline braid.
2x buttons for fastening with an inch between them.
Machined buttonholes.
Machine washable at 40C.

Simply choose your colour from the drop down menu and then provide your waist circumference and waist to floor length in the shoes you will wear in the additional info box.
As a custom piece this item is professionally handmade at my Lincolnshire, UK studio.  Please see the delivery section for details of my current schedule, but it is usually around 8 weeks plus shipping time.


Listing is for the SKIRT ONLY!

KITTY UNDERSKIRT, Taffeta Skirt Victorian Costume

  • Overview

    Victorian Skirt with pleated flounce

    Polyester faux silk taffeta

    Made to measurements

    Made to order

  • Shipping

    Royal Mail Tracked 48 postage is included for UK clients.

    Despatch is approximately 8 - 10 weeks after ordering.

  • Returns

    As a customised item, made to measurements, returns are not accepted. Please see the Classic Collection Ts&Cs for full information.

  • What our customers say:

    "Joanna was so helpful when I put across my idea for a jacket to go with her Miss Susan Victorian Bustle & Victorian Kitty underskirt. She went above & beyond to create an interpretation of Miss Susan's jacket from the tv series Ripper Street. The fit & quality of all items are perfect & are a pleasure to wear. I'm over the moon with my outfit." Sally, UK

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