"The Young Victoria"

After she becomes queen in 1837, Victoria's silhouette becomes more streamlined and sophisticated, and she wears brighter colors (because new dyes were being developed at the time).<br>
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"[The change] was a backlash against the 1830s, which was about putting as much stuff as you could on a dress," says costume designer Sandy Powell, who was able to study several of Queen Victoria's gowns at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100802013900" title="Kensington" href="/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/brooklyn-%28new-york-city%29/kensington-PLGEO100100802013900.topic">Kensington</a> Palace.
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After she becomes queen in 1837, Victoria's silhouette becomes more streamlined and sophisticated, and she wears brighter colors (because new dyes were being developed at the time).

"[The change] was a backlash against the 1830s, which was about putting as much stuff as you could on a dress," says costume designer Sandy Powell, who was able to study several of Queen Victoria's gowns at Kensington Palace.

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