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Amelia Jenks Bloomer - born in Homer on May You can read more about her by clicking through this link

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The above image comes from the cover of a booklet of sheet music, "Camilla, or Bloomer Polka." Songs, such as this, often depicted dress reform in a sarcastic manner as a fashion craze.

Amelia Bloomer influenzò gli anni con il suo ideale che riteneva che il corpetto fosse uno strumento di tortura, quindi propose un abbigliamento che permetesse alle donne di muoversi liberamente

Amelia Bloomer created the Dress Reform Costume, consisting of a tunic and loose trousers. She was ridiculed for the costume, but in time women started using it to ride bicycles and do other activities.

Amelia Bloomer in her Bloomer costume

Amelia Bloomer in the "bloomer costume". Included full trousers and a knee-length dress. Associated with the feminist movement.

Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894), bloomer-costume; wood engraving, London, 1869

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A bio of Amelia Jenks Bloomer

Amelia Bloomer advocated pants under a skirt instead of restrictive hoop skirts and corsets. Hence the Sous-Jupe, literal translation: under hoop.

You Forgot Your Skirt amelia bloomer

from "You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer!" by Shana Corey, Illustrated by Chesley McLaren

The Bloomer Costume, Amelia Bloomer, 1851

The Bloomer Costume, Amelia Bloomer, 1851

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Bloomers. In this 1850 lithograph, Amelia Jenks Bloomer (right), a young woman, and a girl are shown wearing Bloomers innovative costume. GETTY IMAGES

American women's-rights activist Amelia Jenks Bloomer picked up and promoted the wearing of loose pants instead of restrictive dresses and skirts of the period. Her name became associated with the much-ridiculed fashion.


Bloomer - Amelia Bloomer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Also called Turkish dress and Reform Bloomers