In Public

In this post, I share some of my experiences with wearing heeled boots out in public and at the office. Spoiler: there are some great encounters!

The first time out in public in a skirt can be a harrowing experience for any man, but those who make the leap are richly rewarded. This is my experience.

This week’s poll asks how often you go out in public in a skirt. Many men wear them, but many of them don’t wear them out in public for a plethora of different reasons.

Many men wear skirts, dresses, heels and the like only when they are home alone. They don’t even want their partners to know or see them. Much less take a walk in public dressed in this way. Here is how I see it, as the partner of a man who used to be like this.

This is a great interview with Markus Muth, a man from Germany whose wardrobe includes skirts, dresses, kilts, heels and tights among other things.

School uniforms in the UK allow kids to wear trousers or skirts to school which means boys are expected to suffer through hot weather in long pants. Several schoolboys have started wearing skirts to school in protest.

Let’s make this summer the summer of skirts! There is nothing better than a breezy skirt on a hot day, so let’s use this summer to normalize men in skirts!

Danish skirt-wearer and TEDx speaker Dylan Cawthorne is organizing an event this year in Odense, Denmark for anyone who is interested in non-judgemental fashion freedom.

Since ChatGPT is trendy right now, I decided to ask it about going out in public as a man wearing a skirt after publishing an article about it a couple of weeks ago. I have included a couple of responses from it below which include a few good points!

Wearing gender non-conforming clothing in public is a daunting task, but there are a few things you can do to build up the courage to go out and rock that skirt or those heels!