Omg, i am so hooked on this great new series!
It is about the American business man Harry Gordon Selfridge who opens his store in London in 1909.
I just love that period, the dresses, the onset of modern times, the first airplanes, cars becoming a common feature in the streets next to the horses and carriages, telephone coming into daily use, typewriters, the suffragettes fighting for women's rights such as voting.
This makes an amazing series which reminds me of two other series dear to me like Dowton Abbey and The house of Elliot
You can feel this enormous time spirit moving forward. Women working in offices and stores, finding a place for themselves and this evolution having a huge influence on the way women will start to dress. With a bone corset, like the ladies wore, you cannot even get up, you must be helped by a gallant male but if girls become working girls they have to dress more practically so there is the movement which is called "sensible clothing" where hemlin