What to wear, what to wear

Wearing History is holding a contest for those of us who might want to swan around in WWI-era fashion. It would also be suitable for a Remember the Titanic tea party.


I think I would look better dressed like this:


Dressed in a rather exotic uniform of army boots, army caps and fur coats, this image shows five female members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry standing in front of some Red Cross ambulances. As the first female recruits of this organisation came from the ranks of the upper classes, perhaps the fur coats should not be too surprising. The women would have worked as drivers, nurses and cooks.

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