“they were dressed, not strangely, but somehow distinctly. they wore skirts - but the kind of skirts a tailor might design if he were set, for a dare, to sew a bustle for a gent. many seemed clad in walking-suits or riding-habits. many wore pince-nez, or carried monocles on ribbons. there were one or two rather startling coiffures; and there were more neckties than i had ever seen brought together at any exclusively female ensemble.”- tipping the velvet.
in order of appearing: tipping the velvet; bye bye blondie; a perfect ending; gigola; the night watch;