Registered: May 2009 Location: Belgium (French is my mother language). Posts: 680
When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?Every generation brings a new definition of masculinity and femininity that manifests itself in children’s dress. Little Franklin Delano Roosevelt sits primly on a stool, his white skirt spread smoothly over his lap, his hands clasping a hat trimmed with a marabou feather. Shoulder-length hair and patent leather party shoes complete the ensemble. We find the look unsettling today, yet social convention of 1884, when FDR was photographed at age 2 1/2, dictated that boys wore dresses until age 6 or 7, also the time of their first haircut. Franklin’s outfit was considered gender-neutral. But nowadays people just have to know the *** of a baby or young child at first glance. Why have young children’s clothing styles changed so dramatically? How did we end up with two “teams”—boys in blue and girls in pink? → a follow-up on …
· Date: Mon July 29, 2013 · Views: 28 · Dimensions: 600 x 600 ·
TheStudio is more than just a store, it is a place for scrapbookers to call home. We are committed to bringing you high-quality products; providing a warm, friendly forum; a gallery to showcase your work and be a resource guide for your scrapbooking journey.