WHAT WE WORE
This aristocratic Scottish family show off fashionable clothing for outdoor activities. This was plainer than clothing otherwise worn and the women’s dress shows masculine influences from the riding jacket to the round hat. Generally, ladies’ hair was The woman’s jacket and man’s coat follow the same line, sloping away from the front to the sides. worn frizzed at the sides, powdered, and with ringlets to the shoulders. Large hats and bonnets were popular. Men’s hair was also curled and powdered. Women wore padding over the hips, giving skirts a ‘bounce’ effect when they moved. Male fashions tended to favour dark or sober colours, taking their inflflflflflflflflfluence from the countryside. The younger boys wear ‘skeleton suits’, matching trousers and a jacket often joined together with buttons, one of the fifififififififififififififififififififi rst pieces of practical children’s wear.