-girls own annual- cost of women’s clothes

The Cost of Women’s Clothes
by Emily Post

costhat

THIS HAT, TRIMMED WITH OSTRICH PLUMES AND AIGRETTES, COST FIFTY GUINEAS.

costdress

THIS GOWN IS PRICED AT TWO HUNDERED GUINEAS, THE HAT AT FORTY GUINEAS, AND THE SUNSHADE AT THREE GUINEAS.

costpaquin

A PAQUIN DINNER-GOWN VALUED AT PNE HUNDRED AND TWENTY GUINEAS.

costshoes

SHOES CAN BE EXPENSIVE, THESE COST EIGHT, TEN AND FIFTEEN GUINEAS PER PAIR.

From Girls Own Paper and Woman’s magazine, 1911.

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