Why men wear womens' jeans

Why would anyone do something unpopular or controversial? This question entered my thoughts the first time I saw a man wearing skin-tight, women's flare jeans. The curiousity turned into an Honors' Thesis written under the advisement of Ray Christensen, PHD.


Why would anyone do something unpopular or controversial? This question entered my thoughts the first time I saw a man wearing skin-tight, women’s flare jeans. I must admit, my exposure to this new fad was probably more abrupt than that of most people. I had lived in Costa Rican rural pueblos for nearly two years, and the closest thing I saw to American fads were jeans on mannequins in small pharmacy windows. Today, a man wearing women’s jeans, or at least women’s style jeans, seems far from out of the ordinary; the fad has diffused from the movie star trendsetters and fashion models into a large part of mainstream society.

Read the entire thesis entitled “Why men wear women’s jeans” here.