We’re living in a time where men’s fashion is becoming less and less strict. Thank goodness, right? Can you believe that it used to be a statement when a guy wore something pink? And now, when you see guys in pink, you probably just think “whatevs, it’s a guy wearing something pink.” I honestly love that society has been less strict on what a guy can wear, because it’s so repetitive and boring to see that a “best dressed” guy means “a guy wearing a tailored suit.” Sure, tailored suits look nice, but where's the artistry in that? Where's the sense of self-expression that shows their distinct taste in fashion?
Any guy can pull off a tailored suit, but can any guy pull off something like, oh, I don’t know…a skirt?
I mean, I think we all could.
When it comes right down to it, a skirt is just another type of short/pant, right? It just doesn’t have the individual leg openings that would make it considered as such. We usually see them designed in more “feminine” ways, but who’s to say that a man can’t wear them and look great in them?
The idea of a man wearing a skirt definitely isn't a new thing. Jaden Smith has been rocking skirts for almost a year now, and there are big name companies such as Hot Topic and Barney's New York that made skirts for men. It's gotten so much in the mainstream eye, that even Buzzfeed decided to have some correspondents try wearing skirts for a week!
Such a beautiful message, right? We should be able to wear what we want, and we shouldn't have to feel uncomfortable about it! If we feel it looks good with the outfit, and it's something that we think fits with our style, why should society tell us that we can't wear it?
So what do you think of skirts for men? Could you see yourself wearing some? Do you already own a skirt, perhaps? Let’s get conversational in the comments!
I think guys should generally start with a kilt and wear it/them often. There are many non tartan kilts out there and kilts are considered a man’s garment. Seeing men in non-bifurcated (not pants or shorts – no fabric between the legs) help ease into a non familiar clothing style for themselves. They can be bought for surprisingly cheap prices all the way up to hundreds of dollars. I’ve got 4 kilts and plan to start wearing them much more often. As for the opinion that skirts are for girls- how many pants did the Roman solders and Jesus disciples wear? I suspect the Bible statement about not wearing cloths of the opposite sex was probably against presenting oneself as the opposite sex. Skirts should be an option for everyone.
As I am not Scottish, I don’t have a family tartan and therefore wouldn’t wear a traditional kilt. However, nothing stopping me from wearing a black leather kilt. Bare, unshaven legs and sandals get me through most of the year. It’s incredibly comfortable and quite the conversation piece.
I started wearing skirts a few weeks ago pretty much due to a post allergic reaction fungal infection that wouldn’t clear up in the confines and humidity of shorts/pants.
Wearing the skirts allows everything to be cooler and less restricted I now resent when I feel like I ‘have’ to wear pants.
Partially related I have also found the lighter fabrics and far fewer seams in ’women’s’ underwear has helped massively.
Men and boys can wear skirts and tights. But you should shave the legs!
Skirts are a gender neutral garment. None of my skirts have a genitalia. I enjoy the comfort of being free of the nuisance of a crotch seam. I have never felt feminine while wearing a skirt. My wife certainly does not look like a man even though she always wears pants or shorts.
I am a female and absolutely love my jean skirts not shorts or pants. The Bible says women are not suppose to wear men’s garments and men are not suppose to wear women’s garments. Traditionally women wear dresses and skirts and men wear pants and shorts. I am sure men would love skirts ,but its questionable due to the fact that in Ireland or Scotland men wear kilts???? I will say ;however, men would love instead both leather and jean skort shorts, you know the one with the front wrap that looks like a skirt in the front and shorts in the back. Really all in all a skort is just shorts anyway.
I have always loved skirts. I now have 7 satin maxi skirts that I wish I could wear in public. I have satin overalls and get great compliments on them. i think about using a overall top with a skirt bottom. I hope men in satin and skirts would become normal. I wear bridal satin overalls in public without any bad remarks. Now hoping skirts will be the same
I now wear nothing but panties and just resently purchased two very nice nighties. But I would like to break out with a skort. Only they’re made generally for women. A skort made just for men and made in the plus sizes ( 44 and up ) would help me to come out of shell and into the open. Please makes of clothing think of us bigger men.
Thank You so much !
Of course- I wear skirts for many years- inside and ouside but only with nice tights ! I think it’s normal for all the people are with me and also in the job !