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Sociology 161: Gender Socialization & Fashion

Resources on fashion, gender, and social norms.

Bloomer suits

Bloomer Suits

How bloomers became a feminist fashion statement  (2:48)


Amelia Bloomer in Bloomer Suit

"Bloomerism" or The New Female Costume of 1851

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Bifurcated Bicycle costumes, ca 1896

Bifurcated Bicycle costumes, ca 1896

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