Fashion modesty - the Pantaloon Unknown family photo

Fashion modesty - the Pantaloon

Taken in New York, NY USA in .

Skirts, dresses were in style in 1911 - now the pantaloons. You couldn't wear pants if you were a woman but you could wear a divided skirt (culottes in the 60's)and still be modest. The problem? It ... show more

Skirts, dresses were in style in 1911 - now the pantaloons. You couldn't wear pants if you were a woman but you could wear a divided skirt (culottes in the 60's)and still be modest. The problem? It was an awful lot of material!

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service.

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