13 Photos Of London Street Style From 1905-1908
Long before photographers like Bill Cunningham and The Sartorialist were documenting street style, photographer Edward Linley Sambourne captured the Edwardian fashion of the city’s affluent Kensington neighborhood.
Sambourne described this stylish woman as a “shop girl":
Woman seemingly unaware that she is being photographed:
The RBKC Library notes: “July 1906 in Notting Hill Gate – even in summer gloves are worn and one of these two women carries a muff."
A formally dressed woman — wearing the popular “pouter pigeon" style blouse.
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