Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection - Wine and Ivory Jacket: Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890's. Worn by Jessie Webb Corwin's mother, Jessie Mason Webb. Donated by: Jessie Webb Corwin.
MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013 Style in the Sky: British Airways Fashions Through the Ages I cant help but love aviation fashion. I was a complete sucker for Pan Am , and before that, View from the Top , and just about any photograph of a sharply dressed stewardess gets me all tingly in the costuming department. How about you? I just learned about a charity fashion show put on by British Airways Heritage - I wish I could have gone! Though less flamboyant than some of the mid-century American uni