Stout Is Out: Boys Don’t Make Passes At Flabby Flappers Good Housekeeping, March 1925 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 8 thoughts on “Stout Is Out: Boys Don’t Make Passes At Flabby Flappers” Add yours “Ask your neighbor who is stout! That well-dressed woman you so admire.” That paragraph made me chuckle. Appealing to the gossipy and judgy people in need of “roomy” clothing was clearly their marketing strategy. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Exactly. “I’m fat like that snazzy Mrs. Jones! I shall ask her where she bought that blouse!” LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lane Bryant is still in business. Selling clothes to the more “ample breasted ladies.” Is that so terrible? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply There are certainly a lot more ample bosoms today than at that time. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply True dat LikeLiked by 1 person Curves are cool, man ! 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Somehow I think this was not the inspiration behind Lululemon. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply No yoga pants for them! LikeLike Reply Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.