Rejected Dresses That Rocked History | R

Version: Every dress created a scandal in history, rocked the history and finally accepted and become iconic.

Initially, in 17 or 18 century, dresses are designed to hide the curves and pregnancies by extended the width of a dress while keeping the front and back relatively flat. These panniers or side hoops are 16 feet in diameter. This type of clothing was never intended to be comfortable or practical. For instance, two women could not pass one another in a doorway or sit beside one another in a carriage.