The ranting of a fashion nut: Are you sure that is sex neutral?

12 December 2014
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I know I have to tread carefully with what I have to say next, but I want to make it clear that I am in no way prejudiced towards either homosexual or heterosexuals, nor do I discriminate against them.

fact, I think I am one of the few people who believe that the world would be better off if we were all middle-class, bisexual Caublasian-hispanics, so there would be no room for us to discriminate against each other based on the colour of our skin or sexual preferences.

However, knowing how the human mind works, we definitely would still find something silly to discriminate against. The tall people might take issue with those of us who are vertically challenged, or the smart would discriminate against the slow, and so forth.

Anyway, that is not the point. My point is that I do not care about people’s sexual preferences or which gender roles they settle in. What matters to me is the substance of someone’s character and the fashion sins they commit.

This brings me to my next point, which is that not all clothing items are sex neutral.

Yes, I know it’s hard for some of you to understand, but it is the truth. Women can get away with wearing pretty much anything they want to, especially when it comes to men’s clothing, but one cannot say the same about men.

I did say I have to tread carefully with this one because I have seen a few openly gay men wearing women’s clothes, and most of them rock it.

It actually pisses me off how a pair of jeans, which would expose my ass-crack, hugs these guys’ asses and make them look perky.

Or how gorgeous they look in those sandals I wanted but couldn’t find in my size but they got lucky because there were only big sizes left.

Every girl I know has a love-hate relationship with gay men. Love because they are the best friends you will ever have.

They have the right combination of being dramatic, kind, sassy and honest. The hate comes in when they look so much better than you in the clothes that make you look like a fat pig, but you can’t help but love them.

However, even someone as open-minded as I am has to draw the line somewhere, and that line is at leggings, jeggings or tights of any sort.

This is one clothing item that we should not see as sex neutral, unless it’s cyclist’s tights but even those look weird.

If you thought a camel toe was bad, then brace yourself for a moose knuckle in tights. It’s the most horrifying thing you will ever see in this life.

I refer to gay guys because they are the only people usually confident enough in their sexuality to wear leggings, and I have seen a couple with my own two eyes.

I don’t think I anticipated how this whole leggings business would escalate when it came back into fashion. Leggings are the main source of me seeing camel toes, moose knuckles, thongs, panty liners and whatever you can think of that you can see through them.

My point is that leggings are not sex neutral so just put them down and reach for the straight-leg jeans instead. – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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