~ Los Angeles Herald, Tuesday, December 6, 1910
via Library of Congress
“…unless many of the girls cease to dress so conspicuously there will be a general suspension.”
Hobble skirts and false curls: the shocking teenage fashion statements of 1910.
Note: “A hobble skirt is a skirt with a narrow enough hem to significantly impede the wearer’s stride.” (text source)
(images: Kerry Taylor Auctions and McCall’s Magazine, August 1910)