There Was One Accessory Worn By Women In The 1900s That Made Men Quake With Fear

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At the turn of the 20th century, Edwardian ladies, particularly upper-class ones, had a very specific look. Starting with an enormous, flamboyantly decorated hat, it also combined a corset, huge bloomers, a blouse with gigantic, puffy sleeves and a floor-length skirt. But aside from the dangers of big shoulders, women wore one accessory that was a real sticking point, scaring men witless.