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    Fashion History Classics: Who invented the Men’s Skirt?

    März 5th, 2012

    In 1985, Jean Paul Gaultier caused a shock in the fashion’s world by introducing the men-skirt. While outside of Western culture, male clothing already includes skirts and skirt-like garments, like a single sheet of fabric folded and wrapped around the waist, such as the “dhoti” or “lungi” in India, and “sarong” in South and Southeast Asia – the wearing of a men’s skirt is usually seen as typical for females and not males in North America and much of Europe today. Read the rest of this entry


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    September 30th, 2011

    A kilt is a knee-length Scottish wrap skirt originally worn by Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. The garment is most often made of woolen cloth in a tartan pattern and the hanging end is usually fastened with a large safety pin. Today, the style has been adapted as an item of fashionable informal male clothing, returning to its roots as an everyday garment. In the olden days, the kilt was most often worn on formal occasions and sports events.


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