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How the mini-skirt conquered the world

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Is it not hypocritical of women to wear short skirts, and then complain about men who ogle at them or take pictures of their legs?

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I agree that they shouldn't complain if men are staring at their legs. Taking pictures is another issue though. In some countries you don't have the right to take a picture of anyone without their permission.

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Fair is fair; Let men wear kilts on a daily basis instead of stuffy old suits. Oh, but most are not interested in the hairy-leg look. That's the difference; the female body has always been admired as being beautiful much more than the male. Ladies, do you like looking at partially clothed men? Or do you prefer the partially clothed women in fashion magazines?

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Jean Valjean: Fair is fair; Let men wear kilts on a daily basis instead of stuffy old suits. Oh, but most are not interested in the hairy-leg look.

Who's stopping you? Your boss? Let me guess, your boss is a man.

Ladies, do you like looking at partially clothed men?

I suppose it depends on the man doesn't it? If he's fit, then by all means he can whip his shirt off in the appropriate place. I wouldn't complain! If he's got nice calves, why wouldn't I want to see him wearing stylish shorts?

Or do you prefer the partially clothed women in fashion magazines?

I can't speak for other women but as for me, I hate fashion magazines. The clothing is generally aimed at women with the bodies of 12-year old boys and or is totally inappropriate for most people's lives and unaffordable. Plus, the articles are often quite boring and repetitive. Obviously many women disagree as the racks are full of fashion magazines.

At the end of the day though, what you're asking, is comparing apples and oranges. If women like looking at men, assuming the women are straight, it's to fantasize about who they might like to be with. If they like looking at women in magazines, it's to get ideas about clothing and hairstyles and for some, to fantasize about what they'd like to look like. In both cases, simply admiring the beauty of the human form also plays into it.

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The only downside to the miniskirt was the invention of tights!

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Where would Japanese summer fashion be without the miniskirt?

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She also famously declared that she had never met a man who liked women wearing them.

Obviously didn't know a lot of heterosexual men. Must be too much work in the fashion industry.

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Do miss the mini since it seems the fashion gods have gone midi. Which doesn't bode well for stocks.

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