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In the '90s, self-proclaimed feminist Kurt Cobain wore Courtney Love’s dresses on stage. Then Marc Jacobs took a shine to the skirt-and-button-up combo. And recently, Seth Meyers took the stage at the CFDAs in Comme des Garcons.
So, we have to ask — why not? Avant garde, unconventional, or just plain weird, we're celebrating the men who haven't shied away from a shorter hemline. Will we be running out to buy our boyfriend or grandpa a midi number anytime soon? Honestly, probably not. But with so many influential fellas paving the skirted road, we find it hard not to take a few cues from these trailblazers. After all, if we can praise Annie Hall for rocking menswear like a boss, then shouldn't we be just as excited when the tables are turned?
Click through for a look back at some fashionably fearless men. And don't skirt the issue; take to the comments and tell us where you stand!
This couple met their freshman year of college. The way they described their first impressions? His: “Emily was energy in the room.” Hers: “Hey there, good lookin’, but no thanks.” After a first-date mishap (he planned a sweet outing to look at Christmas lights; she greeted him wearing sweatpants and no makeup), read
Back in 2005, brothers Tull and Josh Price founded menswear label FEIT (pronounced: feet) in response to a footwear market saturated with homogenized, synthetic goods and severe industrial waste. These days, the duo is introducing a much-anticipated women's collection to its repertoire.
Completely hand-sewn and using read