The Debutante

The Debutante

Museum of Femininity

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A debutante was a young lady, usually of aristocratic birth, who had come of age and was ready to enjoy high society events and balls of the season. To be debutante also marked your readiness for marriage and essentially coming of age. This year would culminate into the moment when you were presented in front of the Queen, and would attend the famous Queen Charlotte ball, where ladies were expected to dress in white and curtesy in front of a huge...
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A debutante was a young lady, usually of aristocratic birth, who had come of age and was ready to enjoy high society events and balls of the season. To be debutante also marked your readiness for marriage and essentially coming of age. This year would culminate into the moment when you were presented in front of the Queen, and would attend the famous Queen Charlotte ball, where ladies were expected to dress in white and curtesy in front of a huge...
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