I Hate Purses, Part II

I Hate Purses, Part II

I’m going to go out on a limb here, climb out with me. High status people don’t carry stuff. Ages ago, when I was temping in a corporate office, I was the lowest of the low. Not only a secretary, but God forbid, a TEMP secretary. People would actually not talk to me....
Amelia Bloomer: Dress Reformer

Amelia Bloomer: Dress Reformer

Amelia Bloomer didn’t invent the “Bloomer costume” but she did wear it, wrote about it and advocated for it. She said of the shorter dress worn over modest bloomers, “The costume of women should be suited to her wants and necessities. It should...