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The Good, The Bad, And The... Mom Jeans? 100 Years Of Mom Style

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Written by Meredith Carroll for Babble.com.

We've come a long way, baby. Thank God.

Morgan Moss, who writes at The Inklings of Life, recently compiled a whole bunch of wicked cool vintage ads depicting how moms have dressed "while performing their jobs as cook, housekeeper, teacher, doctor, referee, and all of the things that being a mother entails" over the past century. Pore over the photos and you'll notice the discernible shift from fashion to function to family and back again. And again.

Take a walk down mom-fashion memory lane. And (wait for it) look out for the mom jeans, natch:

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