Marlene Dietrich and Androgynous Fashion

Marlene Dietrich and Androgynous Fashion

As modern businesswomen, we peruse our wardrobes and make the choice to wear trousers, capris, a skirt, or a dress to work—even jeans if it’s “dress down Friday”. But what we don’t consider is the ground-breaking women who enabled us to make this simple clothing choice. We forget that just a century ago, women didn’t wear trousers—in 1919 in Puerto Rico, a woman was even jailed for wearing trousers in public.

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