Monday, August 4, 2014

100 years later: The unbelievable style of World War I-era ambassadors

As the world looks back 100 years after the commencement of World War I, one picture caught the attention of PinstripesandTweed.com.

It's this picture of the German ambassador to France at the time war was declared in 1914:


Talk about style. 

Of course, World War I changed everything. While court dress continues to be worn in some limited contexts, this was the beginning of the end of all things imperial and regal.

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