Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, Ivy Style revisits one of our most popular posts: the much-shared, much-lauded, moutwatering girls + bikes + penny loafers post of 2011.
It may not be what the organizers of IWD had in mind, but it’s the best this old boys’ club can do.
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The title pretty much says it all: Two-wheeled, beweejuned eye candy. Bookmark this post, because these images also act as antidepressants. It’s impossible to feel sad while looking at a pretty girl with a smile on her face peddling a bicycle.
Or just standing anywhere near a bicycle:
Don’t ogle this one too much: She’s your little sister:
So’s this one:
But you can stare at this one all you want. And God created woman:
Here’s a contemporary cutie found through a random Google search. Married, unfortunately:
Vassar girls from our story by Rebecca C. Tuite (who’ll be contributing tomorrow’s bike post):
Why restrict ourselves to just penny loafers? From our previous post on the first co-eds at Princeton:
Saddle shoes at Vassar, 1936:
Do they still make bicycles built for two? I’d like to do the entire Tour de France with this one:
Here’s a bike built for two, as in pennies and saddles:
This girl’s on the lacrosse team. You can also find her on page 127 of “The Official Preppy Handbook.” — CC
Images 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 11 copyright Time Inc. Image 3 Corbis. Image 7 Vogue.