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  • Reply ambika Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    This is killing me! The loafers + chickens, the headkerchiefs…gah, the fashion, even for casual wear, was so fantastic then. Awesome photos.

  • Reply Thaya Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    Nice one! Sp much of corduroy :)

  • Reply K a i t l y n Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    Awesome. Reminds me of “Green Acres.”

  • Reply thatdamngreendress Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    I love this! I especially love the oversized back-button sweater, with dead chickens in hand. Vogue, take some notes please…

  • Reply Caitlin Rose Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    I like the one wear they are chopping wood. it reminds me of my grandmother, a woman who once asked me “where could I find a chain saw for ladies” ; )

  • Reply miss crowland Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    Amazing. Putting on red lipstick and heels to milk the goats!

  • Reply Phara Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 11:05 pm

    Love the one with the three bunnies, amazing!
    X

  • Reply Lexie Sunday 1 May, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    i love that back button sweater.

  • Reply tara-lynn Monday 2 May, 2011 at 12:28 am

    want to be wearing that second outfit right now!

  • Reply Sam Monday 2 May, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Oh wow, I adore these. I spent the first 5 years of my life on the family farm, then moved back here a couple of years ago. Because farming runs deeply in my family history I have such a fascination with the way things used to be on farms.

    Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Miss Ewig Monday 2 May, 2011 at 1:50 am

    I love the photos… They are so beautiful!!! The bunnies are so cute (well, my friend has one home and it eats always all the cables the finds on his way :P)…
    Great post!! :D

  • Reply Bre Monday 2 May, 2011 at 3:59 am

    I love the back buttons. And that fact that women are doing awesome work with animals. Great find!

    xx

  • Reply Curious Constellation Monday 2 May, 2011 at 9:57 am

    This is my dream life, although I doubt I’d ever actually be able to live on a farm.

  • Reply Haley Monday 2 May, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    How are you so good at making me so happy?! Love these images!

  • Reply homestilo Monday 2 May, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Who knew farm life could be made to look so elegant?

  • Reply Jan Monday 2 May, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    THIS I LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have a dwarf rabbit as my animal companion and he’s a sweetie pie who likes his treats, but this morning he is not feeling well … could be the rain that is pouring down now (but I haven’t left him outside in that … he’s an indoor bun.)

    Great post Miss Moss!
    xoxo

  • Reply andrea Tuesday 3 May, 2011 at 1:27 am

    oh! I love that half of them still look like they could be going to the office! blisters, this is so lovely!

  • Reply HandH Wednesday 4 May, 2011 at 1:31 am

    the backwards cardigan was recently featured on the sartorialist- could be making a comeback!
    http://thesartorialist.blogspot.com/2011/04/on-streetmulberry-st-new-york.html

  • Reply vanessa Saturday 4 June, 2011 at 4:42 am

    I especially love how hale and hardy the models are. imagine Kate moss doing that photo shoot!

  • Reply shannon Saturday 4 June, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    Oh my! I can’t find words enough to tell you how much I love this!!! Just Fab! Thank you:)

  • Reply Kim Akari Wednesday 8 June, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Here is my real life, farm fashion, while cutting trees for firewood…

    http://aisforakari.blogspot.com/2011/02/old-school-logging.html

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  • Reply Rebekah Thursday 16 June, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    Love the pictures! Has anybody read ‘The Have-More Plan’ by Ed and Carolyn Robinson? These photos look like they were taken on their farm, and one of the models looks like Carolyn herself! And the little boy could be her son.
    Thanks for posting these!

  • Reply Julie Wednesday 22 June, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    I do not look this glamorous while out milking my goats!

  • Reply June Sunday 17 July, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    I don’t think I’ve seen anything that funny in a long time, considering I have yet to find a remaining shirt without a hole or stain on it, and that every pair of shoes I own has chicken poop on it somewhere given that they poop everywhere… I can just imagine truding out to the chicken yard in heels…. although I’m sure my husband would love the red lipstick even if I was wearing a feedsack…

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  • Reply Katie Sunday 15 April, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    I absolutely LOVE your blog! Honestly, well done you clearly put a lot of work into it.
    I’m actually doing and essay for college on fashion history and I have a question about the Life Archives you’re sourcing from. I’ve clicked onto the link that you have and it brings me to a page which shows all the different decades but when I click on them it just brings me to the google image page, it says all the images are sourced from the Life Archive but they’re not the quality as the ones you’ve on your blog. All of your pictures have the Life logo on the bottom right but none of the photos from the link have them. Where can I find these type of pictures/ am i doing something wrong?
    Thanks so much :D

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