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Fashions from 1850 to 1940 will be on display at historic site

Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is hosting a fashion showcase. (Source: LCFHS) Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is hosting a fashion showcase. (Source: LCFHS)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society will host a fashion showcase on Friday, June 8 at the Latimer House in downtown Wilmington.

For one evening only, the Latimer House will be filled with fashions from 1850 to 1940.

Costumed interpreters will explain the history behind the elaborate styles.

There will even be a demonstration on the lengths to which woman went to achieve the perfect silhouette and the challenges of dressing during Edwardian times.

Tickets now on sale at the Latimer House or call -910-762-0492 to book. Proceeds benefit the Historical Society's Archives and Collection funds.

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