True confession: I do love clothes. I am into fashion. OK, that is no major revelation: I’ve talked about it here before. But it occurred to me tonight that the reason why there are more men than women who are into nudism/naturism is because so many of us chicks like nice clothes. And there is a whole fashion industry out there devoted to us.
Whereas men have very little to choose from when it comes to wardrobe. No wonder so many guys are bored with clothes and opt for nudism . . . Smiles . . .
OK, I know it’s not that simple . . . that many women have body image issues because of the fashion industry.
But I do think that we women are more clothes-minded than men are, that we tend to embrace fashion, and perhaps that explains the disparity in the numbers of men and women who show up at public naturism sites.
Yea? Or nay?
Meanwhile, I am happy to be able to enjoy the best of both worlds. I love skinnydipping and sunbathing afterward in the buff. And I also love wearing heels and a nice, short dress that turns heads when I walk by. Smiles . . .
I haven’t thought it that way. Interesting theory.
Hay* (Hey), Jillian, these are interesting observations. However, an idea came to mind as I finished reading 🙂 The money you could save by not spending so much money on clothing could go toward trips to exotic locations to enjoy the beaches and resorts where you could be clothes free 🙂 I do enjoy seeing and being with lovely ladies dressed to impress but would rather enjoy them au naturale 😉
*Note: Horse people say hay stead of hey.
Us guys definitely like having our heads turned by a smart sexy looking woman. But since guys are 90% visual that’s not to hard to accomplish. The clothing topic is something my wife and I discuss often, women have so many choices with clothing to make themselves look sexy and desirable whether it be a lot or very little. Us guys on the other hand, there is just not much there, very boring. So to try for that same attention that women which we would like to receive as well, yes we are willing to let it all hang out hoping for approval and smiles! However since the ladies are far less visual that usually earns us guys a fail. So what’s a guy to do, we enjoy looking but also want to be looked at with the same approval.
A few of my fellow nude beach-goers might disagree,but I always thought that getting nude on a fine Summer day feels all the better after a day spent clothed. I’ve also done the ‘nude all weekend’ resort thing,and that’s definitely great,but the act of stripping all the textile off after dressing,leaving the house and traveling is one of the best parts of a day at the beach,so I guess I would basically have to say I see your point.
Makes sense. Aside from the practical, I really don’t like or even understand clothes.
I am definitely nude when possible, clothed when practical and as long as I have to wear clothes, I enjoy wearing those that flatter. I do have 3 closets full of clothing though since retiring from the workforce, that is diminishing.
To be honest… I feel more confident about my body in the nude than I do with clothes on. I’m a size 10-12, 45 year old… If I wear a bikini, I know there is an expectation, by myself and others, if how that bikini should look – the same goes for any other fashion. But it’s different if you are naked… You’re own skin can only be expected to look like you. I find it liberating 😉
Being nude is the great human equalizer. I’m 65 and in a 10 mostly at 131 lbs., the same weight I was 20 years ago. I’m 100% in agreement with you. The body is only the vessel. In the temps we’re having in the Midlands of South Caroline, it sure is a lot more comfortable and my birthday suit needs no ironing.