Vince catalogue from the collection
of Old Town, (leather leggings still
available at John Lobb)

butcher, 1870

milkman, 1926

Today's apron, at John Lewis

Extinct: The blue horizontal striped apron.
For centuries the uniform of butchers and
milkmen, the stripes then went vertical and
are now preferred by chefs and waiters.


News from Nowhere and Reed Wilson