hobble skirt

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a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914

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By 1913 a new silhouette created by designer Paul Poiret had revolutionized fashion, comprising a hobble skirt, relatively small hat and free-flowing figure.
Continuing in that vein, AW15 was a study A in texture and form, inspired, she said, by the Victorians - hence the opening slew of [euro]ared-hem hobble skirts and the saturated damask and paisley prints.
She says: "There won't be a return to hobble skirts and cumbersome petticoats, but there could be a revival of the shapes and styles of the Edwardian and Victorian eras.
We've all suffered those killer heels, hobble skirts and girdles that cut you in two to get the effect that nature would've intended had she not been such a sadist.
You've suffered the slings and thongs of style's young dream, winced through stilettos and hobble skirts, asphyxiated your way through skin tight denims, heaved a sigh at satin corsets and completely lost the plot when it came to puff balls.