More mannish styles began to appear, such as starched collars and cuffs. A touch of rouge and a dash of rice powder sufficed in cosmetics. Hairdressing was a fluffy effect in which tiny curls softened the neckline and framed the face. The hair was simply dressed, drawn up into a knot on the top of the head.
Fresh violets were very popular, worn in the evening and on coats, suits, dresses, and muffs. The vogue of violets lasted through the first decade of the twentieth century.
Information taken from: The Mode in Costume by R. Turner Wilcox