Oxford bags


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Oxford bags

pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) trousers with very wide baggy legs, originally popular in the 1920s. Often shortened to: bags
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He enjoyed the hijinks of student life, once saving an American friend who passed out with shock after a Roman candle was put down his "Oxford bags".
|| Middlesbrough FC footballers wearing plus fours and Oxford Bags, c1929
I know this because our weekly newspaper devoted its "Where Are They Now?" page to a grainy, 1972 image of St Andrew's Youth Club Christmas disco, with Yours Truly resplendent in Rupert check Oxford bags and stacked heels.
My grandfather wore fashionable kecks known as Oxford Bags, because of their voluminous cut.
If Samantha was wearing bellbottoms or Oxford bags, the birth is merely very surprising, skintight jeans and we're talking about a miracle of near Nativity proportions.
The men's official uniforms were black blazers and white Oxford bags plus two pairs of free underpants each.
Oxford bags victory The first leg of the juvenile maiden went to Oxford Charley, who finished with aplomb under George Baker to deny Journalistic.
In 1920s fashion, the term Oxford bags referred to what item of clothing?
"At changeover they got off fast - all I remember was this bloke in tartan tweed Oxford bags. We asked if we could use their sound gear as we had a little 30watt amp.
Joseph Ansloos, manager of Oxford Bags, opened his store at the centre with his wife, Linka, following the success of their first retail outlet at Burton Nurseries.
It all happens in the late 70s and is an awe-inspiring tale of determination - and most sobering to think that as I was walking round Aberdeen oblivious, wearing Oxford Bags and listening to Slik, people the same age were changing the world.
They all look smart in Oxford Bags and shiny shoes.

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