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This fashion daredevil in white pants at a Los Angeles area beach is Jesusita (ca. 1926). That roller coaster in the background makes me think she’s at Venice Beach, just off the boardwalk.

Credit: Los Angeles Public Library

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    I was doing some research for a comic, and from around 1915-1940 or so pants of ALL types had *HUUUUUGE* legs by todays...
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    Proof that wide legged pants never go out of style.
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    It blows my mind how modern and chic this 1929 look is. I love the wide legged pants, especially for a casual beach...
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    I love how she looks like she won’t take any flak from anyone. And the parasol just slays me.
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