In my days of thrusting foil and sabre I can assure you that not once have I encountered female fencers dressed as such. But such is the rise of sports fashion, and such is the break down of traditional boundaries, that such a look mightn’t seem out of place. And if it weren’t, I suspect it would be a far more popular sport.
The quotation, “if you strike at a king, you must kill him”, is, of course, Emerson. The pictorial, though, is from Milkshake magazine; one of the new breed of fashion magazines capturing our attention and spurring our imagination. Indulge in the pictorial by clicking on the thumbnails below.