Paris

Shopping in Belle Epoque Paris

We’ve already run down a list of the basic sartorial necessities of a society woman in a previous post, where the author laments the “The Impossibility of Dressing on £1000 a Year“, but now we follow the Edwardian woman on her annual shopping trip to Paris. Most titled women reserved trips to Paris as a …

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Holidays

Shopping for the Edwardian Lady

As I was composing this post, I realized how fun it would be to take a peek at the gifts which would be given to the ladies of Downton Abbey! Despite being a mother to three adult daughters, Lady Grantham remains stylish and elegant. As a former American heiress, she is accustomed to dressing in …

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