For women who want pockets

For women who want pockets

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Women Want Pockets In Their Clothes. Here Are 30 Posts Showing Just How Much They Want It.

Women Want Pockets In Their Clothes. Here Are 30 Posts Showing Just How Much They Want It.

Our friends at Rugzee has a great rundown! Check out their post with lots of pictures!

Systematic Sexism and the disappearance of pockets

Systematic Sexism and the disappearance of pockets

In 2018, the U.K.’s Royal Automobile Club did a survey of British drivers and estimated that the U.K. was annually losing the equivalent of $300 million on lost car keys. The biggest key losers of all? Women… The battle for pockets will be long and […]

Why Women Don’t Want Pockets [snark]

Why Women Don’t Want Pockets [snark]

“Why We Oppose Pockets for Women”:1. Because pockets are not a natural right.2. Because the great majority of women do not want pockets. If they did they would have them.3. Because whenever women have had pockets they have not used them.4. Because women are required […]

High-fashioned feminists

High-fashioned feminists

“Fashion is not just something women wear — it is something that they utilize as part of their message,” Rabinovitch-Fox This was an interesting article on a talk about fashion and history for women’s right to vote. They talk about color, cut, and clarity without […]

Suffragists, Witches, and Feminists, Oh My!

Suffragists, Witches, and Feminists, Oh My!

It is 2020. Women—at least white women like me—have had the right to vote in the USA for 100 years. But we still lack pockets in our garments in any meaningful fashion.  Anneika Klein Read more about this author’s history of pockets on BookRiot. I […]

The enduring mystery of pockets in clothing, and the secret of Captain Marvel

The enduring mystery of pockets in clothing, and the secret of Captain Marvel

Check out this great blog from the Cyprus Mail! I also loved the header image of Captain Marvel with her pockets! If you’re a woman, you’ll be altogether too familiar with the incredible feeling of wearing a new outfit and discovering it has pockets. This […]

Children’s clothing newest target of pocket destruction

Children’s clothing newest target of pocket destruction

Lack of access to pockets is nothing new for the wealthy Western women held up as paragons of femininity. After all, they lost theirs over 200 years ago. But for much of history, working-class women, older women and girls had storage space in aprons, overalls […]

Updates on the disappearing pockets

Updates on the disappearing pockets

Fennetaux says it’s unclear exactly why women’s pockets have suffered this fate, but there are a few theories: conspiracies, for example, to force women to buy handbags or rely on men to carry their things; the impracticality of wearing pockets with slimmer fashions; and the aforementioned […]

Sexism in clothing? I’m shocked!

Sexism in clothing? I’m shocked!

You don’t have to suffer in silence. Speak out and it can make a difference. All actions start as small acts of courage. Little girl’s letter to Tesco CEO goes viral after she asks why only boy’s trousers have real pockets “A LITTLE girl was […]

Doctor Who Themed Dinner

Doctor Who Themed Dinner

Fun with food! I made these fun Doctor Who themed pasta for dinner. The dyes are all natural things like tumeric (for yellow), red cabbage (purple), red cabbage and baking soda (blue), spirulina (green) and beet powder (red). The shapes are bowties (because bowties are […]