Are Your Jeans Sexist?

An article recently published at Fast Company reveals a shocking disparity between women’s and men’s jeans. It’s about pocket inequality. Men’s jeans pockets are consistently larger than women’s. Is that fair?

No, it’s not.

Pocket disparity a fight between appearance and utility. Small pockets provide a smoother appearance and don’t risk adding unwanted bulk. Men don’t care about such things, apparently, so they have the liberty of placing lots of things in their generous pockets.

The above is a screenshot from an informative article on the topic from The Pudding. You should really check it out.

Historically, pocket disparity belies an unfair attitude regarding what society expects of a woman’s appearance, which is discussed in the video below, which you really should watch. “We need places to put things, and we need two free hands.” Truer words have never been spoken!

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