Great War Fashion

Great War Fashion

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Step back in time and try on the shoes of women from a century ago.

Will you wear a pair of silk sensations costing thousands of pounds designed by Yantonnay of Paris, or wooden clogs with metal cleats that spark on the cobbles of a factory yard?

Will your shoes be heavy with mud from trudging along duckboards between the tents of a frontline hospital… or stuck with tufts of turf from a football pitch?

Great War Fashion is a journey into the experiences of women who lived under the shadow of war and who were irrevocably changed by it, shown through the changing clothes of the war years.

It is a unique portrait of an inspiring generation of women, brought to life in rare and stunning images.

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