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Lookback | The Rise of Women's Pants
At the onset of World War II, there was an influx of women in the workforce, and they were required to wear pants due to the necessity for safety in factories and other manufacturing jobs. As a result, more trousers found their way into ladies' closets than ever before. Initially they were only worn to work, but as time passed and Hollywood starlets such as Katherine Hepburn began sporting them in daily life, slacks became a rapidly growing trend amongst women. Of course, not everyone ...