Monday 5 March 2018

Warm and Elegant - Joan Lennon

I try to spread out showing you videos about historical clothes but, given the snowy weather UK has been host to this last while, I couldn't resist sharing this one.  Here are some dress-up-warm suggestions from 1893, from Finland - a country that knows a thing or two about coping with the cold -

Joan Lennon's website.
Joan Lennon's blog.
Walking Mountain.


Penny Dolan said...

So elegant with her many layers - unlike the bundled-up person here at my desk.

The use of quilting for petticoats made concealing jewellery and money in one's underclothes much easier to imagine.

Joan Lennon said...

Yes - when I do layers it isn't quite the same effect ...