hobble skirt

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

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If similar hobble skirt cars, for example, are introduced in a city like Karachi, where people predominantly use loose dresses, they may not attract as many people as it did in case of the US and Europe.
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.
It fulminated against doctors; vivisection; hobble skirts ("Don't cry, Tommy; it's only a woman"); marriage of American girls to foreign fortune-hunters; and ticket speculators.
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.