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.
The world is challenging traditional gender norms and the significance of gender non-conforming clothing has become something of an ascendant star. As someone who neither identifies as transgender nor cisgender, I have embarked on a bit of a journey to embracing clothing that defies societal expectations. This article explores the empowering experience of wearing what brings me comfort.
Skirtcraft is a small company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota that makes unisex skirts with large pockets. It was founded by a man who discovered his love for wearing skirts.
One of my favorite online retailers for clothes in Germany has started featuring curated collections with men in skirts, dresses and heels.
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!
While the topic of this article isn’t exactly about men in skirts, it does discuss the idea of expressing gender equality through fashion. It is an interesting commentary on gender-fluid fashion and what its rise means for society.