Women In Trousers - Shocking! (2/9)

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Despite trousers proving a popular look some restaurants in London were still demanding that women wore dresses. One way around this peevish rule was to wear your trousers beneath an overskirt, such as this pleated chiffron number by the Rahvis Sisters.

Nothing was going to stop Doreen here from having her lunch, and as far as she was concerned - the more turquoise the better.

Film: Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 517 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Trouser Fashions

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