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SHAMAN FEATHER: Year 2013. The Shaman wears a dress representing his female-spiritual. He carries the red feather, symbol of his authority in the community. Gabrielle Lys October 2007.
SHAMAN FEATHER:
Year 2013. The Shaman wears a dress representing his female-spiritual. He carries the red feather, symbol of his authority in the community.
Gabrielle Lys October 2007.


THE MESSENGER: Gabrielle reduced on your heart this revelation which declares veracious the former messages and which is used as guide and happy annonce  The angel has an orange hair and skirt with wheels into 4 thickness on a curved jacket tailor. He wears the Boots of Archange. Gabrielle Lys. October 18, 2008.
THE MESSENGER:
"Gabrielle reduced on your heart this revelation which declares veracious the former messages and which is used as guide and happy annonce"

The angel has an orange hair and skirt with wheels into 4 thickness on a curved jacket tailor. He wears the Boots of Archange.
Gabrielle Lys. October 18, 2008.


BODY MY HOUSE: Body my house my horse my hound what will I do when you are fallen  Where will I sleep How will I ride What will I hunt When Body my good bright dog is dead  How will it be to lie in the sky without roof or door and wind for an eye  With cloud for shift how will I hide ?  [Question - May Swenson]  To be beautiful, it is also to take care of its body. He dyed his hair of wicks matched with his neo-gothic dress and wears boots with platform soles. Gabrielle Lys. December 25th, 2008.
BODY MY HOUSE:
"Body my house
my horse my hound
what will I do
when you are fallen

Where will I sleep
How will I ride
What will I hunt
When Body my good
bright dog is dead

How will it be
to lie in the sky
without roof or door
and wind for an eye

With cloud for shift
how will I hide ?"

["Question" - May Swenson]

To be beautiful, it is also to take care of its body. He dyed his hair of wicks matched with his neo-gothic dress and wears boots with platform soles.
Gabrielle Lys. December 25th, 2008.


GABRIEL: The fallen angel of God. Skirt with belt with the figures of Satan. The wings are transformed into a cape of veil with scintillating brilliances. Gothic Party of PilGrimage in Brussels Gabrielle Lys August 2007.
GABRIEL:
The fallen angel of God. Skirt with belt with the figures of Satan. The wings are transformed into a cape of veil with scintillating brilliances. Gothic Party of PilGrimage in Brussels
Gabrielle Lys August 2007.



The garçonnes or the first women in trousers.

Introduction

dot  Less than one hundred years before the movement of the men out of Skirts, there were the women in trousers.... This article pays homage to these women pionnières who had courage to face the homophobie, with the mockeries, with the disapproval of the society during the decade 1920-1930 while carrying the trousers. By adopting the dress of the men, they were the precursors of the movement of emancipation and liberalization of the women.

Poses calculated or urgent seized by the photographer ? the garonne with the car.
Poses calculated or urgent seized by the photographer ?
"the garonne with the car".

La garçonne.
dot  Symbol of the Mad years, the garçonne, with her cut hair, her shortened dresses, her tubular look is a figure of androgyne mode which hesitates between masculine and invention of a new femininity. She incarne, in ambiguous manner, the emancipation of the women. The adversaries with this emancipation did not fail to compare the garçonnes to the lesbians, thus using the homophobie against the women. Thus, since 1889, we estimate that we almost always can suspect a homosexuality among women who carry the short hair or which gets dressed like men or who practise the sports of the men. The sign of the sex by clothing is indeed at that time a fundamental cultural feature. It assigns each sex in its place in all the manifestations of the social life. However, in this century marked by the male domination, to adopt the dress of the men is a gesture of stamping. Women face to the sarcastic remarks become models for the women witch like freedom: Rosa Happiness, George Sand, exploring Jane Dieulafoy or the writter Rachilde wear the male dress.

Short cut and squared said precisely to the garonne Louise Brooks.
Short cut and squared said precisely "to the garonne"
Louise Brooks.

dot  In 1920, the short cut and squared said precisely "to the garçonne" holds the top of the paving stone while the movie inaugurates the legendary career of star like Louise Brooks. The opponents of the emancipation of the women make run the rumour that the short cuts cause baldnesses, or, on the contrary, activate the pilosity of the face... But a new femininity is invented : The released neck and the nape of the neck emphasize outer earrings. On the stripped arms scintillate of many rigid bracelets, tightened "with the slave" while the movement of the body is underlined by many jewels imagination and pins...

New femininity:  the released nape of the neck emphasizes large collars. Louise Brooks
New femininity: the released nape of the neck emphasizes large collars.
Louise Brooks

The arrival of the trousers

dot  The appearance of the trousers In 1924, the Skirts are "short": on average to 26 cm of the ground. In 1925, they are to 30 or 35 cm of the ground. In 1926, they are to 40 cm then lengthen gradually until 1930 when they will be stabilized to 30 or 32 cm of the ground. But with the garçonne, male wardrobe enters the female cloakroom. It is not a question of vestimentary eccentricity but falls under a progress of feminism. The equality of the sexes seems initially like a negation of femininity and a will to imitate the men. The trousers, symbol of virility appears at the end of the Twenties in female wardrobe even they are already used since 1920 for horsemanship, hunting or golf. They also exist in the form of silk pyjamas to replace the housecoat since 1924. With the variation of the changes, the countryside will remain a long time faithful to its vestimentary traditions and its regional costumes. Thus, a long time, some priests will refuse the communion with the girls in trousers. The public school will hardly be shown more tolerant by prohibiting the trousers until the end of the Sixties, except during the winter rigours, provided that it is carried under the Skirt. In 1930, the women's right to get dressed as a man is even discussed in front of the courts. Thus, Violette Morris, catch of the sporting female Federation of France carries felt sorry for because its federation withdrew her licence because of her behaviour considered to be too male. To 37 years, she increases very short cut hair, the trousers and jacket with tie. she will be even marked by the rumour to have to remove her too prominent chest to drive its car... The court will declare that "to carry trousers not allowed for women, the sporting female federation of France had perfectly the right to prohibit it"...

The actress Charlotte Andler in 1929. Jacket, trousers, shirt, bow tie, gloves. Male wardrobe enters the female cloakroom.
The actress Charlotte Andler in 1929.
Jacket, trousers, shirt, bow tie, gloves.
Male wardrobe enters the female cloakroom.

dot  Nevertheless, these courageous women will triumph over the aesthetic divergences, morals and policies to enter manners and to thus open the way of the modern woman such as we know it today.
Gabrielle Lys
Bibliography:
"Les Garçonnes. Modes et fantasmes des années folles".
Christine Bard, Paris, Flammarion, 1998.


Short cut and squared said precisely to the garonne Louise Brooks.
Short cut and squared said precisely "to the garonne"
Louise Brooks.


The site is a success thanks to you all. Thank you for your expressions of sympathy in the golden book and ideological support of members. Thank you also with those which write personal messages to me. They suit me right to the heart and push me to advance always further.
Gabrielle Lys

RECOGNIZED BEING: There is nothing to understand And that passes the intruder Who will be not able to await Because I am only to hear them silences and when I tremble Me, I am your different If we were not from here We would be the infinite one [Tu es mon autre - Lara Fabian]  The recognized being wears thigh boots  of Gabrielle Lys and a dress wallet out of wool with short sleeves and bordered in bottom by silk muslin of Saris. Gabrielle Lys November 13th, 2007.
RECOGNIZED BEING:
"There is nothing to understand
And that passes the intruder
Who will be not able to await
Because I am only to hear them
silences and when I tremble
Me, I am your different
If we were not from here
We would be the infinite one"
[Tu es mon autre - Lara Fabian]

The recognized being wears thigh boots of Gabrielle Lys and a dress wallet out of wool with short sleeves and bordered in bottom by silk muslin of Saris. Gabrielle Lys
November 13th, 2007.


PURPLE MAN : Warrior Skirt and Matrix coat in purple color. Gabrielle Lys. September 12, 2010.
PURPLE MAN :
Warrior Skirt and "Matrix" coat in purple color.
Gabrielle Lys. September 12, 2010.


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Jean-michel Suder
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Bonjour.
Il m'est difficile d'écrire une description de moi.
En avril 2018, agacé de voir la majorité des femmes en pantalon, je me suis dit "pourquoi ne porterais-pas la jupe". Idée qui aurait du me venir à l'esprit beaucoup plus tôt.
Au cours de mes recherches, je suis arrivé à une page du Sénat relative à l'abrogation de l'interdiction du port du pantalon pour les femmes par ordonnance du préfet de police Dubois le 16 brumaire de l'An IX.
Alors comme les femmes sont égales aux hommes depuis la constitution et ont le droit de porter le pantalon (pas parce qu’elles sont femmes comme j’ai toujours pensé et comme m’a dit une fois une jeune fille de gens de voyage), les hommes sont aussi égaux aux femmes et ont les mêmes droits vestimentaires.
C’est ainsi que j’ai décidé de porter la jupe (au féminin pour la variété).
J'ai toujours pensé que le port du pantalon était imposé aux hommes alors que les femmes pouvaient se permettre de se vêtir comme elles en avaient envie.
Pas question pour moi de porter à nouveau un pantalon ou un short sauf nécessité. J'adapte si nécessaire en fonction de mon activité.

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Didier - France - - added 12/04/2018.
je porte des jupes et jupons des années 50/60 a la maison mais n'ose pas sortir habillé comme cela dans la rue
par contre je sort habillé en kilt écossais le plus souvent possible se qui ne me gêne pas car j'adore porter des jupes plissée et bien sur les kilts


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