Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Chilly Weather Fashions of Old

I love to look at old fashion plates, don't you? Women used to have outfits for every occasion, from home life to paying every social visit, to church, and every outdoor activity. Nowadays, we seem to wear our jeans just about anywhere, and for nearly all occasions. As dress code hardly does matter anymore, it's fun to look back and see what women were wearing about a hundred years or more ago.
Our set today is all about that fun. I can't help admiring anyone whose pleasure it was to look fashionably warm when walking her charmer of a little dog. :)
Anyway, we hope this holiday weekend will warm you from head to toe with the light of all things Thanksgiving.
Happy Holiday Creativity, all!
Rose 


PPSDigiScrap™Ephemera Set: Chilly Winter Fashion Plates

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Credits: Original 1890's image (prior to our fiddling) from
the New York Public Library at nypl.org


These were free from the first.
While we jazzed them up a bit, these do not comprise our best work. Please do not repackage for sale. Otherwise, have all the fun you want!
:)

10 comments:

Ann said...

GREAT IMAGES!! THANK YOU!!
have A WONDERFUL Thanksgiving!!!!
XOXO

Plush Possum Studio said...

Ann: :)
And Happy Thanksgiving to you, too, my dear!

Irene said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and thanks for the wonderful fashions. Love it!

Plush Possum Studio said...

Irene: You're so welcome! A very Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!
:)

Terri said...

Just lovely. Thanks so much for sharing!

artistamyjo said...

Oh my , love these.Reminds me of my Mom who did some modeling for Sak's Fifth Ave. in Detroit. Such glamour then.
Happy Thanksgiving day with Hugs

Plush Possum Studio said...

Terri: you're quite welcome! Thank you for coming by!
:)

Plush Possum Studio said...

Amyjo: Your mom was a Saks model! You must have pictures somewhere--I'd love it if you could share at least one with your viewers.
Won't you please...?
:)

Rhissanna said...

The green one is gorgeous. A real Christmas cracker! i love the animated dog!

I'd dress like this, too, if I had a lady's maid...

Plush Possum Studio said...

Rhissanna: Looks like you and I are on the same wavelength in more ways than one--you've chosen my fave of the 4! Isn't she a stunner? I think this would make a nice tableau for under a tree....
:)

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