Recession Costumes

In these hard times we’ll all have to make our own clothes, according to the newspaper style sections. At least it’s an opportunity to branch out and reintroduce some forgotten garments. For instance, the pelerine:
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The muffatee:
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Engageantes, or puffy undersleeves:
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The calash, a very useful-looking sort of retractable hat:
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Or why not just brighten up last year’s boots with a distracting boot ruff:
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See also:
Cocktails of the Hedgerow
Hollar’s Winter Fashions

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