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Winter Outfits: 1870-1940

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Another cold snap has hit and brought with it a foot of snow!  I can’t really complain as I love the snow, but it certainly does require quite a bit of bundling up.  On days like this, I pull out my faithful down coat and matching snow boots, suit up, and then head out to brace the winter wind. Of course, I promise myself if I can complete all my errands without too much resentment towards the bitter cold, then I can have a nice hot cup of cocoa when I come home…its a great compromise!

So despite the chill outside, today’s post is all about warm and stylish winter clothing!  To start with, I found this fascinating timeline on gdfalksen.com.  I absolutely love the purple tones and enjoy seeing the change of fashion.

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Image by gdfalksen.com

And out of all these lovely looks, I found some extras that I just had to include!

Here are two 1880’s ensemble, with one featuring a lovely face veil.

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This 1918 look has a lovely matching fur collar and muff…and those pleat/skirt drapings are to die for!

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Another lovely collection of 1910’s winter wear…the brown coat ensemble in the foreground is my favorite.

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Stylish and sporty describe this 1930’s winter look!  I love how, despite the activity,  her hat is perfectly perched on her well coifed hair.

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This adorable duo, also from the 1930’s, are displaying to very different, yet very attractive winter coats!

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A true hallmark of the 1940’s period, this winter look is clean, simple, and adorably functional!

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Bundle up everyone!  It’s going to be a cold one today! 🙂

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