Why Skirts are Cool!

I rarely go bare-legged, and I really love wearing trousers but occasionally it's cool to wear a skirt. Here are some reasons why.

 Eighteenth Century quilted petticoat.  http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/womans-petticoat-49973

Eighteenth Century quilted petticoat.

http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/womans-petticoat-49973

 http://www.mandypattullo.co.uk/-garments.html

http://www.mandypattullo.co.uk/-garments.html

 This example is in the Florida Museum of Natural History, their collection can be seen here: https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/sflarch/collections/ethnographic-collection  Here is an interesting and very current article on cultural appropriation: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/02/18/510241789/seminole-patchwork-admiration-and-appropriation

This example is in the Florida Museum of Natural History, their collection can be seen here: https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/sflarch/collections/ethnographic-collection

Here is an interesting and very current article on cultural appropriation: https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/02/18/510241789/seminole-patchwork-admiration-and-appropriation

 Unaccredited designer in an image from Elle magazine in the 70s, here's my source:    http://simplymagdorable.tumblr.com/post/58769472272/multi-colored-patchwork-fashion-early-1970s

Unaccredited designer in an image from Elle magazine in the 70s, here's my source:

 http://simplymagdorable.tumblr.com/post/58769472272/multi-colored-patchwork-fashion-early-1970s

 A Herero woman from Namibia. Photographer Jim Naughten,   http://www.jimnaughten.com/project/hereros/

A Herero woman from Namibia. Photographer Jim Naughten,

http://www.jimnaughten.com/project/hereros/