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

[Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp] 1911-1914

[Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp] 1911-1914

[Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp] 1911-1914

[Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp] 1911-1914

Toilettes féminines aux courses de Longchamp, 1911-1914La Bibliothèque nationale de France

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About Evangeline Holland

Author of Edwardian/WWI historicals. Likes cooking, the smell and collecting of old books, various artsy hobbies, travel, classic cinema, period dramas, the fusty areas of history, and all things French (though is terrible with maintaining fluency in the language). Read more about her novels and non-fiction here

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  1. These are wonderful, Evangeline. I wish I had seen them before writing my novel Lies Told in Silence. Did you travel to the national library in Paris?

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