Highly dangerous to walk those crazy streets constricted by clothing. That's one reason Coco Chanel claimed her clothing became popular: It freed the working woman up. In Flo in the City I describe how Marion had to take three streetcars to work at her school. Imagine this in winter with all the snow! There were heavy snows in February 1909. I think I will add a scene where Marion tumbles in a snowbank...
Hmm. So here's a picture of stylish footwear from my copy of the Delineator. This style seems 'witchy' to me, since movies and such portrayed witches wearing this style. A witch, in movies made in the 30's and later, was merely an old women, wearing old styles.
Ain't fashion weird? Of course, nothing is weirder than Madonna bringing back the corset, but wearing it on the outside.
Styles of the month