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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Snazzy Stockings: 1920

Snazzy Stockings: 1920

Washington, D.C., December 1920. "Anna Hayden." One in a series of photos featuring these lovely leggings. National Photo Company. View full size.

 

Leg scarves

Up close, these leggings look rather like wide ribbons; she left her heels covered by the black stockings underneath and used the ribbon above the shoe, where it would show.

Wonder if it's a trend that ever caught on.

Bamboo decor

We've seen some of those same cool bamboo-ish pieces before.

Decor

I'll take those split bamboo plant stands. Without the ferns.

I want!

I would wear those flowery leggings with ankle boots and a short skirt. Where can I get a pair (at 1920 prices, of course)?

Bob Barker would say

"Take that coat off and water those poor dry ferns!"

 
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