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Trouser Collection

Background imageTrouser Collection: Paddling on Blackheath

Paddling on Blackheath
Children roll up their trouser legs and go paddling in the ponds on Blackheath London

Background imageTrouser Collection: Reprisal! by H M Bateman

Reprisal! by H M Bateman - humorous illustration of what can happen if a woman decides to wear trousers. In this scene the reprisal for the wife wearing trousers is that her husband has taken to

Background imageTrouser Collection: Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger

Caricature of Nellie Farren and Edward Ledger
Caricature of Nellie Farren (1848-1904), English actress and singer, and Edward Ledger (18??-1921), editor of The Era theatrical newspaper

Background imageTrouser Collection: Advert for Jaeger womens trouser suit 1938

Advert for Jaeger womens trouser suit 1938
Stylish & comfortable wide- legged trouser-suit worn with a red scarf & sandals. 1938

Background imageTrouser Collection: Gertie Millar in a trouser suit, 1916

Gertie Millar in a trouser suit, 1916
Gertie Millar (1879-1952), popular music hall and stage actress, pictured, " suited at all points like a man, " in other words

Background imageTrouser Collection: Winifred Ward music hall male impersonator 1880-1975

Winifred Ward music hall male impersonator 1880-1975
Winifred Ward male impersonator and pantomime principal boy. In costume for ?Jack Horner? pantomime, Princes Theatre, Bristol. Wearing light coloured suit with trouser turn-ups

Background imageTrouser Collection: Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand

Shoot for Kamella - children's clothes brand
Client: Stonehouse Advertising - shoot for Kamella children's clothes brand - smart double-buttoned kids trouser suit with multi-colour diamond pattern design Date: circa 1967

Background imageTrouser Collection: Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit

Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit
Client: Monsanto Textiles - Girl in smart two-piece trouser suit, holding a ball - shoot date: July 24, 1969 Date: 1969

Background imageTrouser Collection: Model kneeling in dark co-ordinated trouser suit

Model kneeling in dark co-ordinated trouser suit with smart patent leather black slip-on shoes, head turned. Date: late 1960s

Background imageTrouser Collection: Model with St. Bernard puppy dog on lead

Model with St. Bernard puppy dog on lead - wearing double-breasted jacket (large lapels) and wide flared trousers. Also wearing a baker boy cap and white roll neck sweater. Date: circa 1966

Background imageTrouser Collection: Client: Monsanto - Young girl in striped trouser suit

Client: Monsanto - Young girl in striped trouser suit - April 17, 1969 Date: 1969

Background imageTrouser Collection: Advertisement for Everitt trouser presses complete with new comfort screws

Advertisement for Everitt trouser presses complete with new comfort screws, greatly improved appearance, and an all steel black finish. Splendid for ensuring razor sharp creases in your trousers

Background imageTrouser Collection: Etude De Matelot

Etude De Matelot
A portrait sketch study of an old sailor standing, with his hands casually placed in his trouser pockets. Date: circa 1901

Background imageTrouser Collection: Radical new fashion - the trouser suit, St Louis USA, 1933

Radical new fashion - the trouser suit, St Louis USA, 1933
Radical new fashion - the trouser suit, USA, 1930 s

Background imageTrouser Collection: Women drinking tea in visiting outfits

Women drinking tea in visiting outfits. One in ottoman-red dress with silk embroidery, the other in a dress with oversize buttons, pockets, cuffs and collar

Background imageTrouser Collection: Bicycle in Daks 1940

Bicycle in Daks 1940
Advertisement for the Daks suit from Simpson of Piccadilly, ideal for wartime wear in clean, dust-resisting whipcord, hardy corduroy or practical grey flannel. Date: 1940

Background imageTrouser Collection: Woman in trouser suit feeding pigeons, Trafalgar Square

Woman in trouser suit feeding pigeons, Trafalgar Square
Fashionable woman in a trouser suit feeding pigeons in Trafalgar Square, London. 1933

Background imageTrouser Collection: Mannequins with blue jeans on a clothes stall, Ludlow Market

Mannequins with blue jeans on a clothes stall, Ludlow Market
Two mannaquins with blue jeans on a clothes stall at Ludlow Market, Shropshire, England Date: 2018

Background imageTrouser Collection: A mannequin with blue jeans on a clothes stall, Ludlow

A mannequin with blue jeans on a clothes stall, Ludlow
A mannequin with blue jeans on a clothes stall at Ludlow Market, Shropshire, England Date: 2018

Background imageTrouser Collection: Comment on Womens Fashion for wearing trousers / culottes

Comment on Womens Fashion for wearing trousers / culottes
German Comment on Womens Fashion for wearing trouser suits / culottes - " You are in here if you are wearing trousers

Background imageTrouser Collection: Janet Lyle wearing a silk culotte suit from Annacat

Janet Lyle wearing a silk culotte suit from Annacat
Janet Lyle, who with her business partner, Maggie Keswick, ran Annacat, the South Kensington boutique favoured by some of the smartest young women of London including Lady Herbert

Background imageTrouser Collection: Pifco Electric Trouser Press

Pifco Electric Trouser Press, for a knife edged crease! 1950s

Background imageTrouser Collection: Jewellery designer Carol Russell in Biba

Jewellery designer Carol Russell in Biba
Carol Russell, a freelance jewellery designer wearing a jersey trouser suit from Biba in a brown and beige check. The necklace is one of her own and was available from Tony Armstrong boutique

Background imageTrouser Collection: What People Are Wearing - Linda Keith

What People Are Wearing - Linda Keith
The English model Linda Keith wearing a plum-coloured suede coat from Dorothee Bis in Paris with a tan-striped sweater and black trousers. Date: 1966

Background imageTrouser Collection: Adalyn Doyle - American Movie Actress

Adalyn Doyle - American Movie Actress
Adalyn Doyle (1912-1974) - American Movie Actress Date: circa 1935

Background imageTrouser Collection: Oxbridge Gent in extensive striped rowing attire

Oxbridge Gent in extensive striped rowing attire
Costumes Everything - the translated greek on the card front reads: Everyone thinks that he stands high or low in thinking

Background imageTrouser Collection: Oxford Bags 1920S P. C

Oxford Bags 1920S P. C
Girlfriend too shy to sit on lovers lap sits on his Oxford bags instead. A joke on the voluminous trouser style popular at the time. Date: late 1920s

Background imageTrouser Collection: Advert for Hammond & Co. Ltd mens leggings 1904

Advert for Hammond & Co. Ltd mens leggings 1904
Hunting breeches and trouser makers, military and sporting wear available from Hammond & Co. Ltd. 1904

Background imageTrouser Collection: Pen Small wearing needlecord trouser suit from Clobber

Pen Small wearing needlecord trouser suit from Clobber
Pen Small wearing a pink and brown printed trouser suit in needlecord from Clobber, the Blackheath boutique opened by designer Jeff Banks in 1964 (the same year Mary Evans Picture Library launched)

Background imageTrouser Collection: Amanda Sturge in a checked trouser suit by Bee Young

Amanda Sturge in a checked trouser suit by Bee Young
Amanda Sturge, featured in the pages of London Life magazine in 1966 in a feature called, What People Are Wearing in Bri-Nylon

Background imageTrouser Collection: Fashion for golf 1933

Fashion for golf 1933
Two models wearing clothes suitable for a game of golf. 1933

Background imageTrouser Collection: Wartime fashion photograph, Britannia and Eve magazine, 1939

Wartime fashion photograph, Britannia and Eve magazine, 1939
A woman dressed up in a one-piece trouser suit by Lillywhites searches the night sky for enemy airplanes. Behind her, a sign invites her to the safety of the air raid shelter. Date: 1939

Background imageTrouser Collection: What People Are Wearing - Mary-Jane Gibbs

What People Are Wearing - Mary-Jane Gibbs
Mary-Jane Gibbs wearing a French navy herringbone wool trouser suit which she designed for the Carol Freedman spring collection. Date: 1966

Background imageTrouser Collection: What People Are Wearing - Lady Birdwood

What People Are Wearing - Lady Birdwood
Lady Birdwood wearing a Courr觥s copy trouser suit from Wallis. Date: 1966

Background imageTrouser Collection: Lilac velvet trouser suit by Bagatel, 1966

Lilac velvet trouser suit by Bagatel, 1966
Lilac embossed velvet trouser suit with long lean jacket by Bagatel worn with a navy woollen scarf from W. Bill, sunglasses from Correna and gloves by Morley. 1966

Background imageTrouser Collection: Disco trouser suit, 1965

Disco trouser suit, 1965
For the young individualist - a disco trouser suit in pitch black rayon Tricel - shell top with polka dots partners with sassy trumpet trews

Background imageTrouser Collection: Sixties fashions

Sixties fashions
Model on the left wears a navy with red and white striped Mono trouser suit, with Edward Mann spy girl hat from Bourne and Hollingsworth

Background imageTrouser Collection: Holiday clothes - dungarees and trouser suit, 1965

Holiday clothes - dungarees and trouser suit, 1965
Suggested casual clothes for holidays in 1965. On the left, dungarees in red sailcloth squared off low at the back, the legs boldly banded with black and white (from Fortnum and Mason)

Background imageTrouser Collection: Sidwall floral trouser suit, 1965

Sidwall floral trouser suit, 1965
A trouser suit with an Edwardian jacket, turquoise shantung silk blouse by Sidwall worn with a yellow hat from Woollands and beige suede shoes from Elliott Narrow Fitting Shops. Date: 1965

Background imageTrouser Collection: Fredrica trouser suit, Marimekko dress, 1965 fashion

Fredrica trouser suit, Marimekko dress, 1965 fashion
Trouser suit by Fredrica in linen-textured rayon by Manko covered in stylised flowers scattered lightly on the top, closely massed on the trousers

Background imageTrouser Collection: A Trouser Stretch of the Imagination by Heath Robinson

A Trouser Stretch of the Imagination by Heath Robinson
Are you taking care of your summer flannels? A suggestion for preserving the shape of your nether garments in view of the summer holidays

Background imageTrouser Collection: Courreges fashion, 1964

Courreges fashion, 1964
An outfit from Koupy fashion translating the silhouette dictated by Courreges on the Paris catwalk. Here, a trouser suit in slate blue cavalry twill comprises a half-belted jacket with a slit at

Background imageTrouser Collection: Workman standing in a yard

Workman standing in a yard
A workman in waistcoat and trousers, standing in a yard with a sack on a trolley behind him. Two other men look out from a doorway

Background imageTrouser Collection: Workman with spade

Workman with spade
A middle-aged workman standing in a yard with a large spade

Background imageTrouser Collection: Night reconnaissance by Merlin Enabnit

Night reconnaissance by Merlin Enabnit
Dark-haired pin up girl by Merlin Enabnit (1903-1979) dressed in a black, figure-hugging trouser suit and hood, holding a torch

Background imageTrouser Collection: Advert for Lillywhites women in trousers 1938

Advert for Lillywhites women in trousers 1938
Slack suits for the week-end, country wear. COrduroy suit with ribbed velvet, patch pockets and belt to the back. Tailored tweed jacket in check of tan, green, blue and lovat

Background imageTrouser Collection: Girl in a Pyjama Suit

Girl in a Pyjama Suit
A girl wearing a floral pyjama trouser suit poses on the deck of the Velma houseboat. Date: early 1930s

Background imageTrouser Collection: Joseph Chamberlain leading John Bull deeper

Joseph Chamberlain leading John Bull deeper
Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) leading John Bull (representing the British populace as a whole) inward into the deeper waters of his new Fiscal Policy



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