Women in Paris are now legally allowed to wear trousers after a 214-year-old law was abolished.
France's Minister of Women's Rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem has axed the 1799 legislation which stated females in the French capital who wish to "dress like a man" must obtain permission from the police.
But Vallaud-Belkacem has now dismissed the old document as "nothing but a museum piece".
The law has been relaxed a number of times over the years, first off in 1892 when women were granted permission to wear trousers in Paris "as long as the woman is holding the reins of a horse".
And in 1909 they were allowed to don the garments as long as they were "on a bicycle or holding it by the handlebars".