Costume and protective clothing are more related to each other than might be expected.
Special clothing to protect men and women by dirty and hazardous work came into use only in the second half of the 19th century when production of clothing became mechanized.

There will be more and lot's of images in near future.

New trends.

Getting back to the past in fashion is not always succesful.
However inspiration by workingclothes and clogs by the best designers for easy fitting and honest produced daily worn fashion an fantasy as well, like shown during the exhibition in the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen(Holland) this summer has been very inspiring.