But the truth is, we have it a lot better than our sisters before us. NONE of their dresses had pockets, and what pockets they had were hard-to-access pouches tied on underneath their skirts. They moved to carrying purses because that was actually EASIER. (Yikes.) (more…)
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Alice, our VP of Merch, is used to combing through endless rows of products and gear at trade shows. She has piles of skirts on her desk. Racks of jackets stashed around the office. Frankly, there isn’t much she hasn’t seen before.
So when she stumbled across the Satorisan 20K Sandal in a local San Anselmo shoe store during a weekend shopping trip, she had to know more. (But first, she bought a pair. Because, as we all know, you should never pass up a great shoe.)
She’d never heard of Satorisan before, but after a week of wearing them, she was sold. They were hip, felt kinda euro, and were comfy as all get out.
Men have pockets to keep things in, women for decoration. -Designer Christian Dior
Pockets are practical, private and powerful. An invaluable item that serves an indispensable purpose: to hold your belongings on the go. But did you know that pockets have a hidden history that has led to this invaluable compartment being left off of much of women’s clothing?
Dating back to the medieval times, pockets were nonexistent. Instead, men and women alike used small bags that they tied to their waist, similar to fanny packs.