If you took the time machine to any period in our history, you'd discover a wealth of exquisite accessories. Moschino McDonald's handbags, you got nothing on these beauties:

1. Happy pantaloons

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Women's silk damask pantaloons, China, late 19th century (source)

 

2. Cherry stockings

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Cotton stockings, France, 1870 (source)

 

3. Think pink corset

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Silk pink corset, France, 1904-05 (source)

 

4. The Bustle

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Cotton and horsehair bustle, Austria, 1873 (source)
Note: women wore bustles to expand the fullness of the skirt.

 

5. Fantastic feather fan

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Feather and quill fan, China, first half of 19th century (source)

 

6. Thumbelina wedding slippers

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Wedding slippers, France, 1857 (source)

 

7. Greyhound parasol

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Parasol, Italy, 1915–29 (source)

 

8. Baby pastel hat

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Straw hat with feathers, USA, 1942 (source)

 

9. Haute couture slippers

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Silk slippers, UK, ca. 1790 (source)

 

10. St Patrick's Day socks

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Silk knit socks, India, late 19th or early 20th century (source)

 

11. Very serious boots

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Brocaded silk satin boots, USA, ca. 1889 (source)

 

12. Mighty mitts

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Women's mitts, Italy, 18th century (source)

 

13. Embroidered handkerchief

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Silk handkerchief, Turkey, early 18th century (source)

 

14. Fancy-schmancy apron

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Silk and cotton apron, USA, 1850–60 (source)

 

15. All grown-up cap

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Wool knit cap, Bolivia, late 19th to early 20th century (source)