Pants history

Pants history

Trivia About the First Woman to Wear Pants

The first modern Western woman to wear pants in public was likely Fanny Wright in the early 1800s. However, many working and fighting women throughout history likely wore some version of pants making it difficult to discern the first woman to ever wear them.

A brief history of women’s fight to wear pants

A brief history of women’s fight to wear pants

Trousers have been worn in the Western world since ancient times. They are now the most common form of lower-body clothing for men. Practical and comfortable, there’s no wonder that they’ve been adopted by both sexes as part of their everyday dress.

A History of Hotpants Just In Time For Summer

A History of Hotpants Just In Time For Summer

Harmless enough to our ears, the shortened form pants alone was considered vulgar by some language commentators for quite some time, including Ambrose Bierce, who wrote the following in his 1909 book Write It Right about pants for trousers: ”Abbreviated from pantaloons, which are no longer worn. Vulgar exceedingly.”

Sunday Silence wins Preakness Stakes by a nose

Sunday Silence wins Preakness Stakes by a nose

May 20, 1873 marked an historic day: the birth of the blue jean. It was on that day that Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis obtained a U.S. patent on the process of putting rivets in men’s work pants for the very first time.

The intriguing history of why we wear pants

The intriguing history of why we wear pants

So what was it that led to the invention of pants? Tunic- and gown-wearing ancients must have had an overwhelming pile of cultural and practical reasons to abandon that breezy, free-flowing feeling enjoyed still today by those who wear dresses, skirts, kilts, and bathrobes in favor of wrapping each leg individually and then joining those leg-sheaths with a crotch-hugging, fart-catching section in the middle, right? Just, like, a bunch of reasons for pants, right? Well, no. A lot of it comes down to horses.

History Of Men’s Pants – Men’s Fashion Facts

History Of Men’s Pants – Men’s Fashion Facts

One leg at a time. That’s all you need to know about men’s trousers, right? Of course not! There’s plenty to learn about the style you use to cover your legs that can improve your wardrobe and have you looking and feeling your best. In that same vein, we’ve put together a list of five things you probably didn’t know about the history of men’s pants.

Who Wears the Trousers? The History, Politics and Culture of Trousers

Who Wears the Trousers? The History, Politics and Culture of Trousers

By 1500, proportions becoming more and more exaggerated. Trousers were voluminous, ballooning over the thighs and nipping in at the ankle. They were made from ornate cloth, featuring slashes to reveal the colourful lining underneath.

11 Daring Ladies Throughout History Who Broke The Mold By Wearing Pants

The American frontierswoman and professional scout was known for not only keeping up with all the rough and tumble men around her in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but also for donning their attire, rather than the more traditional lacy dresses most women wore in the era.

The history and origin of the pants. Trousered nations.

A passage in the Chronicle of Mainz from 1367 states that the dishonest parts already appeared when walking or sitting, and if someone is bent, the buttocks was visible. In the Middle Ages changed the fashion of trousers from the sense that they were sometimes long, sometimes short, sometimes well, sometimes worn tight. And with the development of fashion came to light as in the medieval women and among men with the intention of sexual incitement Exhibition and clear accentuation everywhere.