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Jodhpurs Nr. 78 – Janet Bouvier née Lee

March 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Jacqueline Kennedy, Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 78 by Janet Bouvier at the Southhampton Riding and Hunt Club. She is wearing black riding boots and a polka dot scarf.
Janet Bouvier nee Lee and Jack Bouvier, the parents of Jacqueline Bouvier and Caroline Lee Bouvier, respectively known as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess Lee Radziwill, are shown here in happier times.
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Jodhpurs Nr. 77 – Skiing Lessons

November 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 34 from Quebec, date unknown.
Note how the gentleman seems to have adding additional bandages around his calves.
Early example of jodhpurs as winter sportswear.

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Jodhpurs Nr. 76 – Jacqueline Bouvier (later: Kennedy Onassis)

June 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Jacqueline Kennedy, Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 76 by Jacqueline Bouvier, Southampton

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Jodhpurs Nr. 75 – Myrna Loy

March 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 75 by Myrna Loy in the film “Wings in the Dark” 1935
Check out the cream aviator jodhpurs that Myrna Loy wore in the film on my tumblr http://jodhpursandsons.tumblr.com/ or here.
To see the full history behind the costume, click on centre of the number that appears in the middle the photograph.

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Jodhpurs Nr. 74 – Audrey Tautou

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 74 by Audrey Tautou in the film Coco before Chanel (2009)

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Wallflower Dispatches + tumblr. = Jodhpurs & Sons

February 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Jodhpurs, The Wallflower, Wallflowerdispatches

Keeping up with blogging is hard enough in between doing the laundry, living in the real world and raising the piglets (1 and 2).
Nevertheless, Wallflower Dispatches has spawned a progeny on tumblr.!
Jodhpurs & Sons collates the photographs of all of Wallflower Dispatches’ “Jodhpurs Nr….” posts into one blog.
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Jodhpurs Nr. 70 – Lord Curzon

January 16th, 2012 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 70 by Lord Curzon in 1903.
George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, KG, GCSI, GCIE, PC (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), known as The Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911. He was the Viceroy and Governor-General of India between 1899-1905.
The photograph shows him with his first wife, Mary [...]

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Jodhpurs Nr. 67 – James Jean/The Mod Rockers/Ali/A Noble Savage/Workwear

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 67 by Ali of A Noble Savage, featuring James Jean of The Mod Rockers in 1940s workwear for the installation “The Explorer”. The luggage is a collection of vintage Bottega Veneta, vintage Mark Cross, vintage T. Anthony and antique Goyard.
A picture of the individual pieces of Jean’s “Gentleman in Jodhpurs” ensemble can be found here.
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Jodhpurs Nr. 66 – Vintage Advertising: B. Altman & Co

September 29th, 2011 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 66 by unknown models posing for an ad for the department store B. Altman & Co in 1932.
For further information on the history of this New York department store, which used to be located on 5th Avenue and 54th Street, please see here.

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Jodhpurs Nr. 64 – Haversack 2011 Spring Summer Collection

July 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Jodhpurs

Jodhpurs Nr. 64 by Japanese company Haversack. US stockist Saks Fifth Avenue

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