Vintage Sportswomen

Suede jacket (“a dozen uses in its warmth and lightness”)

Safari in sneakers

At the Duchess County show

Golf and Yachting

Watching the trotters

Upland shooting attire

Carrots to her horse

Archival Pageant

Campwear (“following a code and creed of dress”)

Sweater, shorts and loafers

Holland and Holland

Here is Marion Taylor’s report on some 1920 shopping options for the sportwoman looking for country clothing and attractive accessories (apologies for the June in January focus of her article).

Aside from Filson, Barbour and Beretta (and for a privileged demographic, Holland & Holland), who is minding the store for the current generation of archival sportswomen?

In the area of footwear, I’m happy to report that British Sporting Ltd still carries a scotchgrain boot for women by Crockett and Jones. Full country clothing selection, including Crockett and Jones, and Barbour, available here.

6 thoughts on “Vintage Sportswomen”

  1. I have these boots. I bought them for $375. Me, the most frugal woman in the world bought gaspingly expensive boots. Why? Because I am frugal and I know the quality will last me for a lifetime. They feel wonderful and look even better.

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