Medium / A Skirt is just a Skirt

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Medium / A Skirt is just a Skirt

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https://medium.com/the-public-ear/a-ski ... 13d22f2060

Short but to the point, and echoes some of the things people have said here:
With these examples of Jaden Smith, Harry Styles and fashion market places like Radimo La, Gender Fluid fashion is becoming more accepted in today’s mutable society. Maybe in the next 10 years we’ll see men wearing more skirts or even gender neutral clothing stores without a gender divide. If Facebook can cater for 58 different genders, anything is possible, right?

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Interesting article, well worth reading :D
Then, YOU be the judge ;)

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I noticed that in the last phoyo a woman is shown manspreading in a kilt. :D

Good article.
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That's gender fluidity for you! Or maybe that's what sitting on a high stool does for you.
Keep on skirting,

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I tried to give an encouraging comment, but didn't want to go through all the needed hoops. Anyone here a Medium member?

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I believe that revolution comes from the young, so, a refreshing and interesting article (other the reference to female clothing immediately after dismissing the idea of gendered clothing)

Whilst I accept the marketing implications, the idea that there needs to be a Gender-fluid fashion is, in a sense, bizarre. Is the dress that Jaden Smith wore both gender-fluid fashion and female fashion depending upon who is wearing it? The fact that it was ever female fashion is surely down the social construct of gender, which, as the article points out, was broken once before when women started wearing trousers.

The second world war also had a huge impact, not on fashion, but on the idea of gender roles. Whilst swathes of men were sent off to fight the "male" jobs that they performed were taken up, quite successfully, by women. For me I think I find it difficult to understand why society tries so hard to enforce a different set of rules and expectations upon each sex, thereby instilling a feeling of failure or inadequacy for many who can't or don't want to meet these conditions. Clothing has been one of those areas so let's hope that this apparent trend towards gender-fluidity continues.

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Sinned wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:23 pm
I noticed that in the last phoyo a woman is shown manspreading in a kilt. :D

Good article.
manspreading in a kilt

Not so much a kilt but a tartan skirt pleated all around and she is doing a adequate job of manspreading !
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
WHY ?
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !

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