Colonial breeches, sometimes known as knickers, became a symbol of America during the Revolutionary War. Men followed George Washington, America’s first president, and hero of the Revolutionary War, who wore colonial breeches when he took to the political stage and the battlefield. As men and young teenagers took to the battlefield, shrouded in cannon explosions and gun smoke, they all donned the same attire: a pair of breeches. These unique breeches allowed their fellow revolutionaries to distinguish who was a British Red Coat and who was an American Continental.

All colonial Knickers (Knee Breeches) come with an elastic waist and elastic at the bottom of each leg for easy adjustability.


Pair with our wide selection of colonial clothing parts and accessories to create your very own personalized colonial uniform.