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Fadshions – The first Onesie?

Lizzie Bramlett recently did a post about pyjamas, citing 1912 as the earliest reference she has found to date for their sale in catalogues. This predates the c. 1917 date when they begin to show up more often in catalogues … Continue reading

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Glossary – peignoir and lingerie

The words lingerie and peignoir appear in the English language in about 1835. Lingerie comes from the French term meaning ‘things made from linen’, and derives from the old French word linge which means ‘washables’ and ultimately, the word lin, … Continue reading

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