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.

1920-1947 Costume for Men. Oxford Bags were wide leg trousers that, although rarely worn, inspired a wide pant leg among men.

Man with the Oxford Bags, Unknown Artist, Unknown Location

This style of pants were called Oxford bags and were worn by men during the 1920s. They were tight around the waist and loose around the thighs. 4/9/15

Adrian Volkova @ Bananas models photographed and styled by Nicolas Coulomb with pieces by John Lawrence Sullivan, for the “Drifting” issue of BITE magazine.

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.

After the First World War men’s clothes became less informal and more casual. In the 1920s wide trousers called 'Oxford bags' were fashionable. Men also often wore pullovers instead of waistcoats.

1920s Men's Fashions: Formal Trends Featuring Suits, Dress Shirts & Accessories

New Campus Styles for Men ad- Oxford Bags, or extremely wide-legged pants, became fashionable for men first in an effort to by-pass a university rule, and then became popular worldwide, drastically changing the image of fashion for men.

1920s Mens Pants: Oxford Bags, Plus Four Knickers, Overalls

1920s Men's Pants History: Oxford Bags, Plus Four Knickers, Overalls

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Oxford bags were a loose-fitting baggy form of trousers favoured by members of the University of Oxford, especially undergraduates, in England during the early century from the to around the

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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.

These so called Oxford bags were all the rage in the 1920s. Oxford students started to wear these wide pants and they were a hit with young men. By the end of the 1920s they were introduced in the United States. This is a nice variety on swing trousers for men. Something else, a different style. They have a very high waistband, with three buttons at the front, two side pockets, and two back pockets with flaps. Wear them with button on braces.  The pants are made of mix fabric. Comfortable…

oxford bags vintage style college pants by SunnySideCouture

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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