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This evocative photo of the Finnish War Orphans Sewing Circle of Cleveland, Ohio features mainly older women. For the most part, they are dressed quite conservatively in dark dresses with brooches or lace collars at their necks. Some sport a … Continue reading
Today we take pants for granted—I do not own a single dress. But this story by reader LuAnn reminds us that it was not always the case. She writes: “One snowy cold day in January of 1971, I wore a … Continue reading
The story of First Lady Ida McKinley’s rediscovered tiara has recently hit the media, after the piece showed up on the TV show Pawn Stars. The William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in Canton Ohio has now stepped in to … Continue reading
Do remember what you had in your closet in 1968? (Did you even have a closet then?) I think mine was full of miniskirts and home-made sheath dresses, with a few Indian tunics thrown in. Of course, I was eighteen … Continue reading
A 1925 etiquette book I found recommends the following for summer clothing: “In summer, a simple dress of dark or neutral crepe de chine, voile, taffeta, cotton linen. Light, bright dresses are always in bad taste for street wear in … Continue reading