Speed Limit Bondage Skirt

I’ve heard of hobble skirts, but never realized that they were actually marketed (in 1913!) on the basis of their mobility-restricting qualities:

hobble skirt bondage

Found on Edwardian Era Exhorbitance.

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2 comments on “Speed Limit Bondage Skirt”:

FrankN.Stein commented on March 4th, 2010 at 10:59 am:

That IS a brilliant marketing pitch. Wouldn’t want you woman to walk away too fast from you!

RC commented on March 5th, 2010 at 9:01 am:

Reminds me of a sign I once saw in a shop: “Loose women tightened here.”

She seems to have good upward mobility though. Wouldn’t surprise me if the guy were part of the rising middle class as well.

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