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All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

Article – St Michael News: “Top Marriage Consultant: good clothes are important”

Marks & Spencer. 1955. Top Marriage Consultant: Good Clothes Are More Important Than You Think. St Michael News. April 29th,  p. 1.

This article from St Michael News, the staff newspaper of Marks & Spencer, features a report on the importance of quality clothing for women as the key to a successful marriage. The interview with a marriage consultant confirms the benefits of good clothing to the smooth running of the marital home in 1955.

SMN Apr 29 1955 p. 1

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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