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1908 Article, “The Girl Who Makes Her Own Clothes: What to Take in a Suitcase for a Short Trip”

By Jennie Chancey

1908 Travel Feature

This neat feature tells the traveling lady exactly what she’ll need for a weekend away–including a traveling suit, shirtwaist, evening gown, nightgown, kimono, petticoat, and more. Not only do you get beautiful illustrations of these items, but the article explains exactly what fabrics and trimmings are needed for each.

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Three 1908 Fashion Features

By Jennie Chancey

WhattoWear

Here are three fun features from 1908. The first is an article titled “What to Wear and What Not to Wear.” It includes illustrations and descriptive text to help ladies understand the principles of classic, simple elegance. Also includes is a page of “Seaside Dresses for the Children” and one showing beautiful bonnets, aprons, and booties “for the wee ones” by the excellent Mrs. Ralston.

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1909 Ladies Home Journal Article, “What Girls Will Wear This Summer”

By Jennie Chancey

1909 What Girls Will Wear

This is an absolutely delicious six-page article from 1909, titled “What Girls Will Wear This Summer” by Mrs. Ralston (Ladies Home Journal fashion editor). Jam-packed with information, this piece is full of absolutely gorgeous, detailed illustrations of the fashions coming into style for the summer season, including all-in-one dresses (the new rage), blouses, skirts, hats, and more.

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1910 Woman’s World Fashion Feature

By Jennie Chancey

This delightful, four-page feature comes from the November 1910 issue of Woman’s World. It contains the latest patterns from Pictorial Review for both ladies and girls. The accompanying text provides detailed descriptions of each pattern, including appropriate fabrics and colors, as well as embroidery motifs. Lots of fun hairstyles and accessories to enjoy, too!

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ca. 1911 Magazine Article, “What Colour Can I Wear?”

By Jennie Chancey

1911 What Colour Can I Wear?

Did you know that “blue is treacherous” and “brown is a friend–and a foe?” Or how about the fact that a grey-haired matron “ranks as a perfect blonde” if she has pink in her cheeks? This fascinating four-page article is chock-full of beautiful illustrations and fun information on what colors were considered correct for each complexion type.

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