22.09.14 - Driver Fashion

This is Emma Louise Clarke posing by a 1915 Model T Ford that was kindly lent to us for our Armistice Day shoot on Sunday. Emma is modelling a wonderful woollen car coat, one of the first items of clothing specifically designed for women to drive in, imagine how revolutionary that was in the early 1900s! The coat is huge and bulky, but it is also incredibly warm Those old cars were open to the elements so you needed a good thick coat to protect you on all but hot summer days.

Thank-you once again for the support throughout this project, it has been such a huge part of my life for the last couple of years, especially the last few months, it will leave a big hole once it is completed.

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