- Fred in Skirts
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As well as the prices are crazy high.
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Personally only one or two dresses that I would wear - but for the price and styles I reckon I would do better shopping elsewhere.
However - that is the beauty of dresses/skirts etc.... the combinations and styles are so diverse there will be something for everyone's taste.
Why don't they make simple shift or sheath dresses in a unisex fashion - these styles would be easily made unisex? (up to a certain size anyway)
Not crazy about the styles either...
Why not just a simple dress...?
All this for under $30!
We all have the tendency to make simple things difficult, but the spirit that abides within us achieves its own ends by making all difficult things simple.
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I understand the stockings/shoes won't work for some - but the dress is a simple shape and I think works on any figure just about. You could have longer hemlines too - but in the same sort of silhouette.
And then fabric choices could be plentiful if they have a standard successful dress shape. Some designers repeat successful dresses over and over with new graphic prints, or metallics, or colour blocked styles - but all the same dress pattern underpinning it. The way to evolve it would be a small range of dress styles and build on the most successful.
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Anyway, the dress in your photo looks more like a fit and flare than a sheath, but I agree with you, either style would look good on either sex. But because both fit & flares and sheaths are so fitted, sheaths especially, you'd still need men's and women's sizes for a proper fit, but the basic economics would still be there.
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I have some dresses like this, but I think they need a kind of jacket like you have to make it work. Unfortunately I haven't had any luck in find suitable ones.
And to be honest, in the current heat the thought of wearing such a jacket makes me breakout in sweat.
As an example, mass production explains why cars can be affordable for many people, not just the rich.
I believe this has been a problem for those trying to market skirts to men. For practical purposes, the Taboo would suppress effective demand for a skirt, and the advantage of mass production is lost. And therefore the skirt would have high unit cost, further suppressing demand.
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