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The Occasional Woman: Let’s Talk About Pants, Baby

| Aug 5, 2019 | Reply

Who wears the pants in your family? Anyone who feels like it. In the early days of fashion a woman in trousers was scandalous. But then, along came World War II and many women had to go to work in the factories and mines. Wearing dresses was uncomfortable in the plant and frilly frippery could be unsafe around machinery. So women started wearing trousers. After the war trousers on ladies stuck around and today there are many different styles of pants for women to choose from. Some show a lot of leg and other kinds cover the legs completely. From shorts to loose fitting tropical prints, Lorraine Anderson writes about the pants that may be a fit for you.

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