‘Super Freeing’: Men’s Skirts Emerge As Pandemic Fashion Trend

For men who want to ditch their tie-dye tops and sweatpants post-pandemic but keep the comfort, a surprising new trend has emerged: the skirt. Skirts have been included in the autumn/winter collections of Stefan Cooke, Ludovic de Saint Sernin, Burberry and Jaden Smith’s MSFTSrep label, while longer skirts have been worn by the rappers Post Malone and Bad Bunny and the singer Yungblud. But it was Harry Styles on the pages of US Vogue who cemented the trend (in a Wales Bonner knitted skirt and a Comme des Garçons kilt), following other notable male skirt/dress moments (David Bowie on the cover of The Man Who Sold the World, Mick Jagger at Hyde Park, Kanye West in a Givenchy leather skirt). The trend is indicative of how the pandemic has unshackled men from their dress codes. And what’s more freeing to your legs than a skirt? Read more at The Guardian.