I’ve just purchased a new pair of men’s boots.
I’m a woman, so I suppose that these boots are women’s boots now, because I own them.
But they were designed for and marketed to men.
I own a lot of men’s stuff: my winter coat, razor, deodorant, sun block, and running shoes, to name just a few.
These goods didn’t land in my life by accident.
Sales clerks offer me stuff made for women, so I have to seek out these gender-bending alternatives.
Finances are my biggest motivator.
Goods made for men often cost less than exactly the same product, when it’s made for and marketed to women.
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