Mon dieu, happy Bastille Day to our Gallic chums across the Channel! Although we in England escaped the “French disease” of revolution (nevermind the 17th century Civil War), we celebrate your day with a link to the Kyoto Costume Institute and their French Revolution era proletarian gear for men and women. Note the wooden sabots (clogs) –¬† just hope he remembered to wipe them clean before he stormed across this beautiful Savonnerie carpet designed by Pierre-Josse Perrot. Aux armes citoyens! DJ

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