Mid-20th century menswear styles
for girls and young women.
It began with the women.
As everyone knows, the 20th century fashion industry introduced manly dress for women. It began with Coco Chanel of course, who took women out of unnatural, constraining under garments and into sheaths, shortened skirts, blouses, jackets - as well as pants. Yet the more insidious changes occurred when the look of Scottish kilts was introduced, quickly adopted by Roman Catholic nuns to force their female students into such attire. After all, the kilt and shorter skirt have always been male attire.
War and its consequences.
WWII radicalized women