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NEW!! 1911 Fashion--Compilation of illstrations and informative descriptions on women's garments from the summer of 1911.



McCall's Magazine, November 1912: This issue includes a very nice selection of fashion illustrations, in addition to several stories, articles on various aspects of fashion, including an article on Irish Carrick-Ma-Cross Lace, and an instructional article on dressmaking.

Midsummer Millinery--An article from August, 1911 on millinery for the late summer. Six photographs of lovely hats accompany this article.


Notes from Newport: Summer Styles Seen at the City by the Sea--A 1911 article on attire worn by the fashionable vacationers at the sea-side.

What to Wear in Crepe--An article from 1912, discussing hats for mourning wear, but also includes glimpses into the elaborate Edwardian mourning customs. Also includes tid-bits about length of mourning as well as appropriate garments for the mourners. Includes pictures of models wearing hats.


Artwork is October (1877) by James Tissot, courtesy of CGFA.

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