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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Country House Visits

Disraeli, in his ” Lothair,” wrote of a visit to a country house that ” it is a series of meals mitigated by the new dresses of the ladies.” Since his day there have been great changes in country house etiquette. In fact, the very word seems out of place, so free and easy are …

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