Jacket and Bloomers Cycling Suit c. 1895
“Don’t try to ride in your brother’s clothes ‘to see how it feels.'”
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Chas M. Becker ad for bicycle bloomer suits from 1894. #Victorian #fashion #vintage #biking
Walking bloomer suit, from "A Study in Bloomers" 1895
Apparently, the idea of women riding bicycles was and is scandalous to a lot of people. Here's an interesting list of rules for women in an 1895 issue of t
A study in bloomers : or, The model new woman :...
From the penny-farthing to the pedicab, bicycles are some of humanity's most versatile vehicles.
A study in bloomers On openlibrary.org
It was suggested to me that I post something about women’s style, specifically with regards to Bloomers , Knickerbockers and Plus Two’s . ...