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What's Under This Dress? Revealing The Secrets Of Edwardian Undergarments

    • Ever pondered the secrets behind the Edwardian women's graceful allure? Step beyond the corset with style maven Ms. Sarah Heartburne, confidante to Alice Roosevelt, and a fashion luminary visiting from 1905. Delve into the depths of fashion and function in her captivating presentation, "What's Under This Dress? Revealing the Secrets of Edwardian Undergarments".

      Join Ms. Heartburne as she unveils the intricacies of achieving the iconic 'Gibson Girl' silhouette, reminiscent of the timeless elegance embodied by Camille Clifford in this one-hour long intimate presentation. Ms. Heartburne will uncover the secrets of fashion and function––exploring from the outside in––at this playful program benefiting Poudre Landmarks' mission to preserve, restore, protect, and interpret the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.

      Hosted inside the historic 1879 Avery House, guests will indulge in the delightful flavors of complimentary mocktails, crafted to mirror the taste and presentation of cocktails. Made with a blend of fruit juices, syrups, soda, herbs, and other non-alcoholic ingredients, these refreshing beverages are suitable for all ages to enjoy. Choose from two sessions of this cheeky and enlightening performance that makes a great Mother's Day gift.

      Saturday, May 18, 2024

      5:00 or 7:00 PM seatings (the performance is approximately 45-minutes)

      The 1879 Avery House

      328 W. Mountain Avenue

      Ms. Heartburne encourages guests to dress in their favorite "historic style". Visit Wear It Again, Sam in Downtown Fort Collins to shop for vintage attire or an accessory. Mention "What's Under This Dress?" for a 20% discount. 

      All guests will have the chance to win door prizes courtesy of Mystique Lingerie

      Don't miss out! Secure your reservation today. Tickets are $20 per guest and available at