This is one fashion that probably won't be coming back around.
According to YesterVid
, the creators of this film montage, the compilation features the oldest known film recording of New York City:
This collection of footage was taken between 1896 and 1905 and shows various places around New York City, all identifiable by location on a map.
It is pretty amazing to step back in time nearly 120 years and see the bustling streets of New York City, filled with horse-drawn carriages, long petticoat dresses, some of NYC's long-forgotten landmarks and some iconic landmarks that remain today. Check it out (tip- the music isn't great, so consider muting):