This was so interesting!
Welcome Sheila! To explore our range of harem pants, visit the Forgotten Tribes site. Pairing the pants with sparkly jewelry, bracelets, earrings, headbands, feathers, cloches, etc. Nicole Holway July 29, 2016 7: In America, Amelia Bloomer made it her personal mission to convince fellow females that harem pants were more comfortable than restrictive dresses — and her legacy was to give the trousers another popular name… the bloomer!
Nicole Holway August 1, 2016 2: Oftentimes true harem pants, whether in a Thai Pant style, or gathered harem style, are associated with a more hippy culture, but I think that they can easily be styled for a more vintage look as well.
I will enjoy reading more of your posts. And most importantly: Nicole Holway July 22, 2016 1: Emileigh July 29, 2016 7: They were often worn as loungewear. So fascinating! Sheila of Ephemera July 29, 2016 12: However, others disagree with this, and suggest that the first true harem trousers were developed later than this; in the Middle East, North Africa or Turkey.
I totally appreciate how much time and effort it takes to produce such an informative AND entertaining post.. Here are the sources I used: However, whenever women left their homes, they did not wear the more revealing trousers, instead wearing baggy ankle length trousers, long tunics and shawls over their upper body and head.
Modern harem pants are associated with laid-back living and casual culture; with a comfortable fit and a liberating sense of unrestrained style.
Good luck with the alteration! Plus, the photos are spectacular.