• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Redfern Corsets

    When this ad ran in January 1910, corsets were the quintessential undergarment for fashionable women. ¬†Redfern touted their whalebone corsets were “practically indestructible” and “the most advanced in style and accurate in design.” ¬†(The Theatre:...

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  • Posted in: Ladies Lounge Ladies Lounge: Fall 1896, New York Store

    September 1896–How tiresome and drab I find my wardrobe of late… Today: shopping. I must find a new autumn jacket–the mutton sleeves and high collar now in favor will suit me well. How smart shall...

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