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The Bicycle, the Bloomer and Dress Reform in the 1890s. In Dress and Popular Culture. Edited by Patricia A. Cunningham and Susan Vosco Lab, 125-145. Bowling Green, Ohio Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1991. Article about women wearing bloomers during the bicycle craze of the 1890s.
Many designers rely on bridge lines and licensing agreements to support their couture business financially. Over the course of his career, Beene has attempted to introduce two secondary lines, Mr. Beene and Beene Bag, both of which failed. Beene was not able to translate his unusual fabrications and constructions into lines that could be manufactured inexpensively. However, Beene has been very successful with licensing, especially in mens-wear. He has licenses with Phillips-VanHeusen for men's dress shirts Randa for men's neckwear Hampshire Designers, Inc., for sweaters Lanier for men's tailored clothing, sports coats, dress slacks, and suits and Bedford Capital Financial, Inc., for men's fragrances Grey Flannel and Bowling Green and women's fragrance Chance. He also has various other licensing agreements for shoes, bags, hosiery, eyeglasses, loungewear, bedding, and towels.
Before the late 1960s women only wore pants while working in the garden or around the house, engaging in such female-approved sports as bowling, or traveling to the beach. In most any business, school, or formal public or social setting women were expected to wear skirts or dresses. As feminism, the social movement to gain full and equal rights for women, grew more powerful in the 1960s and women increased their presence in the workplace, the notion that females and skirts were synonymous was viewed as impractical and outdated. French designer Yves Saint Laurent (1936-) and other top designers responded to this desire for skirt-liberation by creating the pantsuit an outfit, designed and tailored specifically for women, comprised of matching slacks and jacket. By the mid-1960s nearly all the important Paris, France, designers were creating and marketing pantsuits. Pantsuits allowed women in the workplace the opportunity to enjoy the mobility and flexibility they lacked when wearing a...
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Playing bowling with your friends can help you decide if it is indeed the hobby that you want to invest your time on today. Aside from that, it can help you get a better feel of the sport. More importantly, when you play with your friends, it would become a more fun activity, which you can look forward to each week.