The above images are all images that showed up on a Google search for “tomboy fashion.”
In fashion, a lot of items are called “Boyfriend Jeans” or “The Husband Shirt” to signify that they are meant to look as through they belong to men. Often times when women’s clothing is labeled as slightly masculine in its style, it is juxtaposed with a feminine adjective. For example, “pretty tomboy” or “tomboy chic.” Can tomboys not be pretty or chic on their own?
Do you think the concept of the tomboy has been altered by the fashion industry?
This blog will make you think. About the pressure to act masculine or feminine. To be gay or straight. To like certain colors. To buy certain products. To conform to society’s standards.
To tame the tomboy.