For too few of us it is understood that fashion need not end in the wilderness: for it is more than likely that it is there where the need for fashion was first recognized and it was there, among the toads and the dung, that the well-dressed man first crawled out of the muck and civilization
was born. With all this in mind, Robert Lloyd Trevor reviewed the fashions for the enjoyment of camp-life in this 1917 Vanity Fair review. Another vital concern touched upon by the journalist was the clothing available to the yachtsmen at that time:
"Yachting is one of the things that begin at the bottom. That is to say, at the shoes. They are the foundation, as it were, for the rest of life on the rolling deep."