Women wore tight bodices that tightened their waist which created a “S” bend to their figure. Bodices later become lightly lifted and tightened to the front creating a pigeon breast silhouette. Women skirts were trumpet shaped which added more dimension to their fashion.
Men had various coats for different occasions. In the winter men wore knee-length top coats and over coats calf-length as shown above.
Cars in the 1900s were an accessory not a necessity. Not many people couldn’t afford a car it was expensive and high-priced. The rich were the only class to own a car and was seen as a symbol of power .
The popular Tudor style was used: paneled walls, heavier millwork, a large rug, fireplace mantel, leg turnings on the desk.
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Theodore Roosevelt : 26th president of the United States