Fashion

The Well-Shod Edwardian Woman

It is to the influence of the motor-car and of the hobble skirt that we owe the marvellous array of delightfully pretty boots and shoes that now form an essential part of the well-dressed woman’s toilette. The Parisienne, who has always made a particular point of clothing her feet daintily, favours boots as a rule, …

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The Clothes & The Man: Cricket

William Gilbert “W. G.” Grace, considered by many to be the finest cricketer in history, contributed to Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes Series with an article on the proper outfit for playing cricket. Amongst cricketers generally opinions are many and divided as to this or that particular style of batting and bowling, but sound …

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La Modes à Longchamp

The races at Longchamp marked the end of the Parisian social season and like its English counterpart–Ascot–it was the place to see and be seen and also to show off the latest summer fashions (the races at Auteuil was where Parisian couturiers showed its autumn modes). Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp, 1911-1914 – La …

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