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Our Sylvia Edwardian Walking Skirt is a timeless and whimsical, long, linen skirt perfect for a romantic Edwardian gibson girl costume.

An elegant and feminine skirt which sweeps to the ground, it is typical of the walking skirt styles worn from 1895 to 1908 in the era known as the Belle Epoque or the Gilded Age. Perfect for historical re-enactment, theatre, steampunk or just every day vintage style.

Made from a lovely quality, medium weight, 100% linen, the skirt features gored panels that skim the hips then flares out with pleating in the back for extra fullness with a sweeper train. The back is approx 4"/10cm longer than the front. The waistband fastens with a button and hooks and eyes, and there's an extra button for a little flexibility. The skirt is trimmed with a double narrow velvet ribbon band in your chosen accent colour.

The model is wearing beige with light grey trim.

The linen fabric comes in a broad range of lovely colours. Simply choose from the drop down menu and select your preferred ribbon trim colour. Then enter your waist, hip and waist to floor in shoes measurements in to the notes box.  We add a smidge of ease to the waist and take an inch off the length to allow the skirt to skim over your toes, but the skirt can comfortably be worn between floor and ankle length if you like to vary your shoes.

The linen is washable at 40c and I professionally serge the seams and stiffen the hem with a light crin braid. The skirt is unlined to help keep weight down and to allow it to be worn as a swishy summer skirt. We recommend adding a petticoat for period fullness or winter warmth.

As a custom piece this item is professionally handmade at my Lincolnshire, UK studio. I select appropriate toning colours of trim to best match your chosen options.  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. It does not incude the belt, blouse or any accessories. The Sylvia Walking Skirt is designed to match with either of the Edwardian Bolero Jackets. It is recommended that you order a matching set together to ensure colour batches.
Please note, some photos may show our older style with single ribbon trim. Your skirt will have a double ribbon band.

SYLVIA EDWARDIAN WALKING SKIRT, Linen Skirt, Whimsical Gibson Girl Costume

  • Overview

    Linen Skirt

    Velvet Trim

    Made to Order

    Made to Measurements

  • 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:

    "My skirt is amazing and a dream to wear. The linen material is comfortable and looks splendid. This skirt will last for years. I would order from you again without hesitation. Thank you so much." - Sissel, Germany

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