A History of Bad-Girl Clothing

Women have been berated for many things throughout history, and their clothing choices are no exception. Whether considered too mannish, too risqué, or downright rude, society-at-large has not always been kind to the personal style preferences we’ve traded in over the years, writing many women off by the simple fact of their wardrobes. We’ve certainly come a long way since then, many thanks to those so-called bad girls who put on a brave face and wore what they wanted to anyway—outside opinions be damned. So, who are these kick-ass ladies who paved the way? We’ve covered them all for you, below.