Capes were really popular in the 1940's in British fashion because they were seen as bomb shelter covers. This attributes to why they were so over-sized. The overall shape of this cape is very similar, with a few marked differences. This cape isn't made out of wool, like the traditional ones. It also lacks a hod, and has a cute bow detail, which was not practical back then. -Marissa Smith
Princess Diana attends the memorial service in London for the victims of the Marchioness disaster. Diana is wearing a black & white check woolen coat dress by Catherine Walker & a plain black hat by Philip Somerville.
Leon Casimir Bru doll ,circa 1867.Wearing wonderful multi-layered costume comprising red woolen walking suit with black velvet trim,undergarments including hooped petticoat,stockings,early leather boots,black woolen coat whose fancy gilt buttons accent the gilt antique jewelry,feathered flannel hat,woolen knit muff.
We love to wear unique pieces and what's a better way to have them than DIY embellished outfits? By putting appliques on your clothes, you have a look that wouldn't also be on anybody else. We know how horrible it feels to run into someone who's got the...