But I also wear trousers and jeans when I feel so inclined and don't feel that I am being a traitor to the cause in doing so. I also wear formal men's shirts and ties, shorts, jumpers and so on. Some of our patrons are skirts only. Some, such as denimini wear short skirts like me, some such as Moon wear longer, Carl likes longer down to floor sweepers and has a more Victorian or Edwardian taste. Dresses are making an entrance from stage left. I have my rather simple taste in them while others are a bit more flamboyant. Shoes are an acquired taste.
In the end we each have to find our particular style and if you look at the photos when you are able to then it will make more sense then. Read, learn, experiment and you will get there but have fun in the journey. Please, next time be a bit more particular and direct in your questions or you will get essays in return. Helpful, informative but essays nonetheless. Tell us more about yourself and your experiences and we will be in a better position to advise.
I’d give it a try. Have worn it out a couple of times now (mall, grocery store, restaurant, airport) and got absolutely nothing but positive feedback.
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That is probably a perfect example of street wear.
Everyone is different, but wear whatever you're comfortable with for the setting (casual or more formal) is the answer to the question.
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I find that what ever you like and it is any thing goes as far as the public goes. I also wear a dress now and then and mostly woman's tops.
Always be yourself because the people that matter don’t mind and the ones that mind don’t matter.
I have a couple of those and I like them very much indeed. They're well tailored for the male shape, comfortable to wear, have lots of useful pockets and -- importantly -- my wife approves enough to let her friends see me in them
She recently pointed out a detail of certain other skirts which I'd been entirely unaware of. There's an example here, if the link hasn't disappeared: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Seasalt-Wome ... 3621424077
The problem, she says, is the pleats at the front. I thought those were called darts, but I'd better let it pass. Apparently they give a feminine shape and thus send out all the wrong signals when worn by a man (or at any rate by me). Instead, she advises going for A-line skirts (not pencil), knee-length and definitely not mini. Of course, some of that may be because I'm no longer as young as I was....
It's often been pointed out here that a chunky belt helps to give a masculine look. But with skirts cut for women, I find it more or less essential to look for ones which have belt loops because a man's hips may not be wide enough to prevent an unbelted skirt from sliding slowly off.
Indeed I am. But it took her some time to work round to it. I began with utility kilts, which are indisputably masculine, if a little unconventional, and migrated to the Skirtcraft skirts as a next step. I think it was an easy next step -- you could argue that they are a bit like kilts but without the pleats. But she's also happy about my Purple Rain Adventure Skirts. I think they must qualify as A-line, though i don't quite understand how.