1. This admittedly odd ocelot fur coat and hat was a part of Schiaparelli’s Fall-Winter 1938-1939 collection.

    The ensemble was used, and somewhat parodied, in Inglorious Basterds, where a version of it was worn by Julie Dreyfus’ character Francesca Mondino.

  2. A beautiful girl’s dress and coat ensemble made in France between 1885 and 1890.

    A beautiful girl’s dress and coat ensemble made in France between 1885 and 1890.

  3. A girl’s wool coat with lace trim from between 1885 and 1890.

    A girl’s wool coat with lace trim from between 1885 and 1890.

  4. A little girl’s plush silk coat made in Paris, 1882.

    A little girl’s plush silk coat made in Paris, 1882.

  5. Very smart winter overcoats for boys from the Fall 1919 Sears catalog.

    Very smart winter overcoats for boys from the Fall 1919 Sears catalog.

  6. Cozy plush coats and bonnets for little girls from the Fall 1918 Sears catalog.

    Cozy plush coats and bonnets for little girls from the Fall 1918 Sears catalog.

  7. Keeping warm could be pricey in the the era before cheap, mass-produced fashion. The coats on this page of the Fall 1918 Sears catalog would range from $115-$200 if adjusted for inflation.

    Keeping warm could be pricey in the the era before cheap, mass-produced fashion. The coats on this page of the Fall 1918 Sears catalog would range from $115-$200 if adjusted for inflation.

  8. A gorgeous pochoir plate of childrens’ coats, from Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914.

    A gorgeous pochoir plate of childrens’ coats, from Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914.

  9. A fashion plate of a little girl in a velvet coat that would have been the height of Edwardian couture fashion. From Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1912.

    A fashion plate of a little girl in a velvet coat that would have been the height of Edwardian couture fashion. From Le Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1912.

  10. A wonderful eyelet coat for a 2 to 4 year old girl from La Mode Illustrée, April 1912. (The month the Titanic sank, to give you a little historical perspective.)

    A wonderful eyelet coat for a 2 to 4 year old girl from La Mode Illustrée, April 1912. (The month the Titanic sank, to give you a little historical perspective.)