Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Well, what did they wear?

Footpath Zeitgeist asks, what did fat chicks used to wear?

I began to ponder this question when thinking about how I just don't even bother trying on dresses in vintage stores, because I know they never fit me. Whenever I visit an exhibit of historical garments, I never fail to marvel at how small they are. And Hollywood actresses are invariably bird-thin, regardless of the body shapes in vogue during the historical periods they portray.

She's just outlining the bare bones of her curiosity and beginning to plan the research. I look forward to her reports.

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