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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 9:29 am 
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Have been searching the net looking for some images of typical rural French womens clothing, no luck just the high end fashions.

Its not for me!!!!! My wife wants to do a rural French impression for when she is cooking on our display, just very basic clothing will do. Any help would be very gratefully recieved.

Time frame is late war Normandy.

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 9:34 am 
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Just avoid beret, short skirts, dainty shoes or pumps and white ankle socks.
Rural tended to show headscarves, shawls, drab rather than colourful. Practical rather than flattering.

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 9:36 am 
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Dont worry, the allo! allo! theme will not be featuring!

She has a long dark blue cotton skirt, was made to represent German but its quite plain. Would a plain old cotton blouse be alright?


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I have some nice copies of 'Le petit mode' from the 30s and 40s...theres a real difference in cut etc. What size is she? I have two French frocks, not v glam but original and authentic.

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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 9:48 am 
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Shes very little, size 10/12 depending on cut.


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 11:47 am 
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are you on facebook barry?

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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 11:51 am 
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I am, so is Jenny :D


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 12:08 pm 
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drop me a message, I'll send you some photos.

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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 12:21 pm 
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OK, will do.... thankyou :D


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