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In a Train with Funeral Party – February 1924

I walked almost the whole length of a long train before I came to a third-class compartment that was not marked “Smoking.” There was a woman already seated in it, and she remarked as I sat down, “Although it isn’t … Continue reading

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Lady Astor’s White Gloves – February 1924

In reply to my query, “ Did you notice that the Labour women MPs prefer to sit hatless in the House?” a man asked me if I had seen in “to-day’s paper” that Lady Astor appeared with a clean pair … Continue reading

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Rabbit Fur – November 1922

The rabbit’s skin provides a great variety of fur for the market. It is dressed and clipped to various lengths of hair and dyed every shade of brown, mole or gray. Even the manner in which the skins are pieced … Continue reading

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Hats and Gloves – November 1898

Men often remark that the average woman is not so careful and fastidious about the details of her dress as a man. That same critical man probably has his clothes and his linen attended to by some careful woman. If … Continue reading

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Fashion of Gloves – September 1906

The last few years have brought us greater liberty in the kind of gloves worn. I can remember when kid was de rigueur summer and winter for all dressy, and indeed for most, occasions. There was a time when cotton … Continue reading

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White Gloves – June 1906

Considered as a whole, white gloves are a most economical fashion for those of us of the lower orders who are not compelled to wear white kid or suede on most occasions. There are so many charming varieties of washable … Continue reading

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