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Fashions

Below are some examples of the fashions and advertisements which appeared in the Bromley & District Times newspaper between 1914-1920.

Trailblazing iconic fashion of the 1940s

Trailblazing iconic fashion of the 1940s

Although we look back at the 1940’s and think of it as a decade of mostly war and hardship, it …

Autumn Fashions – 1940

Autumn Fashions – 1940

For the fashion conscious in 1940, this advert appeared in the Bromley & District Times on 13th September 1940 …

Do you like the boots? Bon Marché fashion

Do you like the boots? Bon Marché fashion

This advert for the Bon Marché store in Brixton appeared in the Bromley & District Times in early January 1917.  …

3 looks for the Bromley Fashionistas – c.1918-style

3 looks for the Bromley Fashionistas – c.1918-style

For the lady of fashion in June – So elegant! The latest fashions brought to you from Sainsbury’s in June 1918 …

New Suit or a Chocolate Egg for Easter?

New Suit or a Chocolate Egg for Easter?

How times have changed. I doubt very much that you would see an advert like this in the local newspaper …

Top Easter Fashions in 1918 from Sainsbury’s

Top Easter Fashions in 1918 from Sainsbury’s

So if you walking around the shops in 1918, these would have been the fashion statements that were on offer …

Wearing Furs

Wearing Furs

Fur Coats, Fur Trimmed Coats, Cloth Coats, Furs and Millnery. In October 1917, the shops were advertising winter wear. Fur, …

The House for Juvenile Clothing, 1917

The House for Juvenile Clothing, 1917

Here are the fashions for the younger generation. No mobiles here, just running around! I think the Peter Pan Outfit …

Sainsbury’s Fashion, 1917

Sainsbury’s Fashion, 1917

Yes, it is Sainsbury’s.   When I started reading these newspapers I was surprised to see that at that time, …

Fashions of January 1917

Fashions of January 1917

Winter Fashions from 1917 Medhurst’s Winter Sale At no other sale in the kingdom can you buy Royal Worcester Kidfitting …

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