Advert for women's hats, page from a catalogue for Charles Williams Stores, New York, 1914 (colour litho)

Advert for women's hats, page from a catalogue for Charles Williams Stores, New York, 1914 (colour litho)

Evening dress, House of Worth, 1914. Silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art | Art Nouveau                                                                                                                                                      More

Evening dress, House of Worth, 1914. Silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art | Art Nouveau More

Opera Star Geraldine Ferrar’s fashion choices for young women, c. 1914 Why, oh why, can't I dress like this now?

Opera Star Geraldine Ferrar’s fashion choices for young women, c. 1914 Why, oh why, can't I dress like this now?

Two-piece burgundy wool suit, 1908.  During the Victorian and Georgian periods, certain elements seen on military uniforms were reworked into women’s fashion, especially on women’s riding habits and coats. Occasionally, woman’s fashionable garments, such as this two-piece burgundy wool suit, adopted a few military elements like frog closers, chevrons on the sleeves, and a particular style of jacket.  Via Ethnology and Textiles blog, Museum of Texas Tech Univ.

Two-piece burgundy wool suit, 1908. During the Victorian and Georgian periods, certain elements seen on military uniforms were reworked into women’s fashion, especially on women’s riding habits and coats. Occasionally, woman’s fashionable garments, such as this two-piece burgundy wool suit, adopted a few military elements like frog closers, chevrons on the sleeves, and a particular style of jacket. Via Ethnology and Textiles blog, Museum of Texas Tech Univ.

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