women in menswearMenswear—the term itself screams testosterone! But is this world just for boys?

When I was thrown into it, almost by accident, I truly fell in love with it. However, I often wondered where do I fit in? I’m a girl. I’ve always loved fashion, although I’m not an overly girly person. I’m a sarcastic dork that makes “that’s what she said jokes”and likes watching football with the boys (go Eagles). So needless to say, when my husband and I took our trip to New York this past winter, I was a little out of my element until I met two wonderful and inspiring women that are, in fact, involved in this world of menswear. So I decided to throw all my reservations to the wind and fully immerse myself into learning more. I love putting outfits together for my husband and I started to incorporate things into my own wardrobe.

The more I learned, the more I realized that this world is so beyond clothes! It’s a life style. It’s as much about what clothes you put on your body as it is what you put in your stomach, what sheets you rest your head on, and where you go to get inspired. It’s a lifestyle…and it’s not just about boys! So my P.S.A. to all of you men out there that have a lady in your life or would like one, get them involved. There’s nothing more fun than shopping with my man or him letting me pick his pocket square for a business meeting.

I have a lot to say…about life in general. Feel free to send me an e-mail or tweet me with questions! Think of me as your best friend: I’ll give you good advice, from a girl’s prospective, about anything from what to wear on a date to easy meals that are sure to impress.

 

Illustrations by Cameron Knight

About Ivy Knight

I’ll be writting in from time to time to give you guys a little perspective from the not-so-girly women’s side. Just think of me as the girl bestfriend that you can ask for advice and get the truth, not some fable from one of your homeboys. Feel free to ask me some questions and I’ll try my best to answer them.