Lina Cavalieri, was considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. As a young girl, she ran from the orphanage with a theatre group, made career as a singer first in Paris and soon all around Europe. In 1900 she debuted as opera singer .
SUPER WOMEN: Lillian Russell (December 1860 – June was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late and early centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence.
Princess Hermine Reuss of Luxembourg with her daughters Caroline and Emma, ca. -- Inspiration: League of Indistinguishable Ladies In Top Hats (L.) a sort of burlesque type group featured in my book. that are known for their top hats
Camille Clifford~the original "Gibson Girl." A Gibson Girl was the personification of the feminine ideal of beauty portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson DAMN!
This is a bit early as it's a belle epoque tiara, A kokoshnic style bandeau, worn on the back of the head, and possibly upside down, as was becoming increasingly popular as the era waned and gave rise to Art Deco.