Stephanie of Belgium wearing a lace dress

Posted to the Sex, Vintage & Royals blog on 20 January 2011.

Stéphanie wears lace-shrouded leg-o-mutton sleeves dating this to the mid-1890s; the caption makes no Austrian reference that is appropriate since her husband committed suicide in 1889.

Keywords:  Stéphanie of Belgium, Wettin family, Habsburg family, Princess, Archduchess, Austrian, curly coiffure, braided bun, sweetheart neckline, bertha, lace, leg-o-mutton sleeves, choker necklace, necklace, earrings

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