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Old 09-18-2018, 05:09 AM
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Originally Posted by amandafrom97 View Post

Most people think men in skinny jeans or moderately feminine clothing (styled hair etc) looks ridiculous compared to a man in baggy jeans, dirty shoes etc..Why? What sense does that make? Is there something society has against femininity?

"looking good/posh" is subjective. What you think looks posh I might think looks ridiculous.

I don't care what people wear. I do have a preference for the men I would date and they wouldn't be feminine in any way or take longer than me to get ready
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:07 PM
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Skinny jeans, at present, are an affectation based on conformity as is virtually everything else in the hipster dimension. They actually look good on far fewer people than wear them - - - - male OR female.
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:17 PM
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To me, what would make an outfit ridiculous, would be wearing the wrong outfit for whatever given occasion.

For example, wearing a ball gown to an assembly line job. Or wearing a t-rex costume to a wedding. I've never cared about skinny jeans on guys OR gals one way or another. Most fashion choices don't phase me....at least not to the point of disdain.

Except...camo for weddings. I do have strong opinions about THAT. LOL
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Old 09-23-2018, 09:02 AM
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Is a kilt elegant but feminine clothing?

After all, it is a skirt. It is worn for formal events by men in Scotland.

For whatever reason, everyone, even the most conservative folk, think it's not only ok for guys to wear kilts in Scotland but it actually looks classy.
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Old 09-24-2018, 12:41 AM
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Skinny jeans = duh!

the classic look was always "unwashed levis 501" . So wash to fit and it fits snug not skinny. Look at the rock stars, RHCPeppers. The Punk Scene wore tight Levis or some skinny jeans. The greasers from the 60s wore tight white T shirts , and snug 501s, with a folded seam. Boot cut for the bikers or knuckle heads,

My jeans that I wore in the 80s were lee twills. Ironed with spray starch, or have the tailor sew in some creases. This later evolved to tapered at the bottom. All this came out from the Karate/Kung Fu flix. Slim fit, like bruce lee, and chinese shoes/slippers.

As for feminine dress, no one seemed to mind these same rockers, with wavy long hair, and blouses with ruffles. We accept them because they are entertainers. Some random Joe down the block will get made fun of. Like a short "Prince" playing basketball. Could only laugh at the sight. Its just not cool. Whats next, a man bra and male thongs?
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Old 09-24-2018, 04:22 PM
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Perhaps its a "wrong" way of thinking, but in our culture we tend to associate masculinity with men and femininity with women. A man wearing feminine clothing does not fit into this cultural understanding, which makes him a source of ridicule for some.
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