5 Irritating outdated features on 'women's' clothing

5 Irritating outdated features on 'women's' clothing

Women have to put up with rubbish (and even useless) features on women’s wear. It’s like the person in charge of all women’s wear said “Let’s make the clothes as impractical and....

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Plus sizes, vanity sizing and inconsistency in womens clothing sizes

Plus sizes, vanity sizing and inconsistency in womens clothing sizes

You know how it goes - in H&M you might be a size 14 but in Primark it’s an 18 (or vice versa). So why are women’s clothes sizes so inconsistent? Plus sizes are defined differently too, it’s not just in the UK, the US have the same problem as us... and much of it can be attributed to vanity sizing.  What is vanity sizing? In short, it’s a marketing tool. Clothing companies wanted to compliment shoppers by reducing the sizes to make women feel they’re a size or two smaller than they really were. Well, it was a marketing tool but apparently...

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7 things that change when women wear 'mens' clothes

7 things that change when women wear 'mens' clothes

Women wearing men’s clothes is fast becoming more widespread than ever before. Around 64% of women have worn men’s clothes before. But what are the things that change for women shopping the men’s section? As a fan of wearing ‘mens’ clothes, I’ve noticed a number of things...

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15 times gender norms made us laugh

15 times gender norms made us laugh

Ride a bike, work on a farm? This bread is for you (but not if you are a women). First, there were gendered shower gels, now there seems to be gendered everything. In many ways society seems to be travelling backwards...and here's one reason why, if you can sell the battleships game in pink for girls and in blue for boys you can sell 2 per family instead of one! Here are a few social posts calling out the bullshit that sums up the insane world of gendering anything and everything...   Men! Listen up! Wearing a mask is for women....

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Why should gender restrict your clothing choices?

Why should gender restrict your clothing choices?

Why should gender have to be defined by clothing? How one expresses themself should not be dedicated, or more importantly restricted by them begin male or female. Clothes may look like a small part...

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Fat fashion – how do I start?

Fat fashion – how do I start?

For a long time, being fat/plus-size/curvy/whatever you want to call it, has been mutually exclusive with keeping up with fashion trends. With a recent surge in followers, although fatshion has been around for a while, it’s now that brands are really starting to take notice of it.

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Gender free clothing: A lifestyle, not just a fashion statement

Gender free clothing: A lifestyle, not just a fashion statement

Gender-free clothing isn’t just a mere fashion statement, it works in harmony with our own individual lifestyles. How is gender free different to gender neutral? Men in skirts and more...

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LGBTQIA+ Christmas Gifts Book Buying Guide

LGBTQIA+ Christmas Gifts Book Buying Guide

Stuck for Christmas present ideas - books make great presents or stocking fillers, especially a good book centred around LGBTQIA+ characters! From intersex love stories to feminist utopias, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite books featuring queer characters...     Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann Not only is Let’s Talk About Love a book with an asexual lead...it’s an amazing book with an asexual lead. Our protagonist, Alice, longs to cuddle and kiss the person of her dreams. She just doesn’t want it to lead to sex. The people she dates along the way,  although with good...

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