This is taken from Arthur's Home Magazine ©1868
Below is an example of two dresses from Jan issue of that same year.
FURNISHED BY MME. DEMOREST FOR THE HOME MAGAZINE.
No. 1.—A young lady's carriage or walking suit of Humboldt purple Biarritz cloth. Double jupe, both gored so as to be without fulness at the top. The lower one is trimmed with satin bands stitched upon each edge, and satin buttons. The upper jupe is festooned at each side with a pyramid of cloth bound with satin and studded with buttons. The basque is fancifully shaped, attached to a "sntin zone, and finished at the bottom with embroidered points. The basque, body, and sleeves are trimmed with satin bands and buttons. Duchesse bonnet of gray royal velvet, trimmed with purple pansies; gray tulle Duchesse veil and satin ties. Purple cloth boots.
No. 2—This is appropriate for a young lady as an attire for school or a walking dress. It is made of mosaic cloth, and trimmed with dark blue velvet, cross-barred upon the skirt about a foot in width. A basket bodice is formed upon the waist; the wrists of the sleeves are also trimmed. A little satchel of cloth, ornamented with velvet, is attached to the riant side of the body by a mosaic button. Mosaic buttons down the front of the w»i»t Bonnet of blue velvet, with a small coron«t of blue satin; velvet ties, and cluster of frosted roses at the ear.