29 Jan 2014

A bold driving suit

The late 1910s driving suit and fur coat is quite too bold for my taste... And yet intriguing.
The suit has plus four trousers.
I instantly came to think of Toad of Toad Hall, from "The Wind in the Willows" (first published in 1908)

Adrian Hughes host of the Danish TV show "Mode Quiz'en" (The Fashion Quiz) dressed for driving

Illustration from The Wind in the Willows. Toad in his driving attire
A suitable car: Dodge automobile 1919. Photo from Lelystad, The Netherlands

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