Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra
…and allowed to wear color!
Yes … in most places around the globe, the world has imprisoned men in clothing of plain colors – colors that ensure that the wearers melt into the background. The most they are allowed is a strip of color in the form of a tie. [But don’t be fooled – it is mostly lip-service – out of the 5 feet of fabric, only about 1 foot is allowed to peep through from under the coat!! ]
But in some places, the men remain liberated.
Did they fight for it? Or did they have benevolent & just women rulers who granted them their freedoms?
No idea how the liberation happened.
Either way – they dress attractively!
Here are some examples:
These are fantastic wedding sashes worn by grooms- with gorgeous embroidery and stunning colors!
Slowly – as men begin to ‘see’ the possibilities that they have never been allowed to explore by the social prisons, maybe after the interim stages of disbelief-grief-selfpity-envy and anger we will see some rebellion followed by change!
So let’s be patient.
Or be the change you want to see.
Here’s to men’s liberation – here’s to freedom from the 50 shades of dull!
*a screenshot from weeklygravy.com
🙂 🙂 🙂
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