oxford bags, c. 1920’s

TOUCHSTONE - Another form of loose slacks worn by young men were know as "Oxford Bags". They were tight around the waist and became loose around the thighs.

Oxford bags trousers c. 1920 -- Oxford bags were a loose-fitting baggy form of trousers favored by members of the University of Oxford, especially undergraduates, from the 1920s to around the 1950s.  The style supposedly originated from a ban in 1924 on the wearing of knickers by Oxford (and Cambridge) undergraduates at lectures. The bagginess allowed knickers to be hidden underneath. (original trousers were 22-23" in circumference at the bottoms but became increasingly larger to 44" or…

Woman Has Wide-Cuffs Of Trousers Measure Original caption: York, NY- Miss Tessie Greenfield is shown here proving to the public that the.

These pants are called Oxford Bags. The trousers have extremely wide legs that made it easier to pull over knickers. The pants originated at Oxford University and was quickly adopted by Ivy league students in the US.

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Oxford Bags - They are men's trousers with exceptionally wide legs that were originally adopted by a small group of students at Oxford University. They were able to be put on quickly over your knickers to go to class. More flamboyant men wore shades of lavender and pale green. The style spread to Ivy League colleges in the U.S.

Oxford Bags - originally adopted by a small group of students at Oxford University. More flamboyant men wore shades of lavender and pale green. The style spread to Ivy League colleges in the U.

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This is an example of a man wearing oxford bags which are pants with really wide legs. This style was mostly worn by the youth but some older people wore them to.

Note the incredibly wide pant legs, and high waists!  This style pant was knows as bags, or Oxford bags.

Note the incredibly wide pant legs, and high waists! This style pant was knows as bags, or Oxford bags.

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