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Elizabeth Smith Miller: The First Woman To Wear Pants

When you were deciding what to wear this morning, did you consider that pants for women were once unheard of? Nowadays, pants are a major wardrobe staple for women, and many of us rarely wear skirts or dresses at all. But less than two centuries ago, it simply wasn’t acceptable. One woman, Elizabeth Smith Miller, challenged the status quo and attempted to reform the female dress code. Keep reading »

Women’s (Style) History Month: Mary Quant

We all know the name Coco Chanel and have probably seen at least one of the films about her life, even if it’s the awful/awesome Lifetime movie starring Shirley MacLaine. And while we drool over Chanel handbags as much as the next girl, there are other women who have influenced fashion perhaps just as much as Coco. Mary Quant — who may or may not have invented the miniskirt, hello!–is one such lady.

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