POPSUGAR Fashion Pop Quiz Fashion 101 by Fashion 5/26/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Fashion 101 Who were the first group of people to wear bell bottoms? Hippies in the '60s US Navy sailors in the 1800s Peasants in the 14th century Rock stars in the '70s Progress Read More Bell BottomsFashion 101 POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get chic with our daily newsletter Fashion and Beauty News Street Style Celebrity Style Beauty Tips Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 0Reactions HereComesTheSun 6 years They were actually designed so that the sailors could take them off easily if they ever fell over board... random fact. JaeB 6 years Hehe, I love old fashion sailor style. Modeled a kids line after it when I was a babe. gigill 7 years Haha, floatation device pants! Rnicolew 7 years Easy... I love bell bottoms... ALL over it! BeautiJunki 7 years easy...btw i love my hippy bells for summer always have, I have em long for wedges and plat to short to wear with flip flops...so summer! evita 7 years cool jeans in the pic! evita 7 years cool jeans in the pic! kurniakasih 7 years I'm just wondering who's the girl on the pic...:) RosaDilia 7 years Yup. I remember when I was in boot camp (Navy)! WiCkeD_LaDy 7 years really easy..... WiCkeD_LaDy 7 years really easy..... aimeeb 7 years I got it. Easy. aimeeb 7 years I got it. Easy.