Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Working Boy Fashions, Circa 2028

A July 2028 Glamour magazine fashion spread, "Working Boy Chic," represented the styles worn by working boys (secretaries, receptionists, schoolteachers, etc.) in the late 2020's. Although many males clung to female-influenced short hairdos, some trendy boys began wearing longer masculine coiffures.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Children's Literature in the Post-Patriarchal Era

Children's books propagandized the gender role reversal of the Post-Patriarchal Era. For example, here are some pages from the Golden Book titled When I Grow Up, published in 2025.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Post-Patriarchal Era Periodicals

During the Post-Patriarchal Era, magazines adjusted their editorial content to align with new audiences. For example, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, and Hustler were now popular with women, while males gravitated towards the likes of Good Housekeeping, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Social Norms Evolve

Social norms changed to reflect the superior status of females and the inferior status of males in the Post-Patriarchal Era.

For example, by the the fourth decade of the 21st Century, females objectified males sexually. Females made passes at pretty boys. Ogling attractive males and whistling at them was commonplace.

On the other hand, chivalry returned in the Post-Patriarchal Era and the gentlewomen in society typically acted with deference to the laddies. For example, a gentlewoman would hold a door open for a laddy or give up her seat to a laddy on public transportation.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Makeup of a Male, Circa 2025

By the quarter-century mark, females had completely abandoned the use of cosmetics. However, males (like the pretty laddy pictured below) took up the slack and used a huge array of cosmetics to makeup their faces.
Mis William "Willi" Burns , Circa 2025

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Masculine Do

A Breck Boy

By the end of the 2030s, boys were sporting very masculine hairdos in a vast array of lengths, styles, and colors. Meanwhile, most women preferred short cropped haircuts.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Language Evolution

As the social order evolved in the Post-Patriarchal Era, the language also evolved reflecting the changes in society. The following excerpt from the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 19th Edition, published in 2038, highlights some of the changes.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Menswear, 2025

The mid-2020s was a watershed period for male fashions in the Post-Patriarchal Era.

Whereas some males still tended to wear clothing influenced by womenswear, like the lad in the pantsuit on the left, more males began embracing the masculine styles that designers introduced for the "new distaff" side of the population, like the pleated mini-caftan worn by the fellow on the right .


Sunday, July 3, 2011

Senior Male, Circa 2030

Mrs. Madison "Freddi" DuBois
Most males, who were born and raised in the Patriarchal Era reluctantly accepted the "New Masculinity" of the Post-Patriarchal Era because in the new woman's world, it was clear that the old masculinity was gone with the wind.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Menswear, Circa 2020

By the end of the second decade of the 21st Century, menswear began to reflect the new emancipated masculinity of the Post-Patriarchal Era.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Restroom Signs

By the quarter century mark of the 21st Century, updated restroom signs reflected the practicality of female fashion and the emancipation of male fashion in the Post-Patriarchal Era.

Friday, April 1, 2011

New Choices Advertisement

Lingerie for males became mainstream in the first quarter of the 21st Century. This New Choices advertisement from Modern Boy's Life magazine documents the transition from undershirts and underpants (boxers and briefs) to bras, panties, and a mind-boggling variety of shapewear for males.


The purpose of this blog is to share notes and artifacts from the Post-Patriarchal Era.