32. Dry Goods Review

It’s 1900! With the advent of the “Tailor Made”, women’s wear in standard sizes could now be mass cut and sewn in factories. As seen in this selection of advertisements from Dry Goods Review Canada, 1900, January through December issues, jackets and skirts and “waists” or blouses were no longer solely in the dressmakers or ladies tailors domain, they were also now marketable commodities in the realm of the wholesaler and retailer. Canadian vendors were right in step with the rest of the fashion world, at the beginning of the 20th Century!