Clothes make the (Wo)man

Clothing has the ability to alter our perception; of others and of ourselves. The outfit worn can change posture, confidence and mood. Wearing something light, flouncy and feminine will likely change a person’s behaviour when compared to that same person dressed in sturdy boots and tweed. It is generally men's clothing which is seen as … Continue reading Clothes make the (Wo)man

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1948 Newspaper Excerpts, Part 1: Ladies Fashion Adverts

A year ago I helped renovate a house. The exact age of the house is uncertain, however it likely dates to the late 1910s or early '20s with some later alterations and additions. As someone who has a love of history, and particularly an appreciation for items which have survived to the present day, I … Continue reading 1948 Newspaper Excerpts, Part 1: Ladies Fashion Adverts