Wednesday 28 October 2009

Metal garters, 1930s

Metal garters, 1930s, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Scanned from "Decades of Fashion" by Harriet Worsley. Click image for 546 x 800 size.

"Stockings held up by decorative metal garters, to match gold kid evening shoes. Band garters became popular in addition to suspender garters, and young women and dancing 'flappers' scandalised their elders by rolling down their stocking tops so that they could be seen just above the knee."

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