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Women Want Pockets And We Want Them Now

This shit is political.

Here's a secret: Women like pockets.

Becky Barnicoat / BuzzFeed

We fucking love pockets!

It's a big love, deep and true.
Becky Barnicoat / BuzzFeed

It's a big love, deep and true.

So why, WHHYYYYYY is it the case that most women's clothes don't have any effing pockets?

There are literally millions of women out there, staring bemused at the heavens, shaking their fist and asking this question.
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There are literally millions of women out there, staring bemused at the heavens, shaking their fist and asking this question.

Could it, perchance, be part of a centuries-old, patriarchal conspiracy?

I am CONSTANTLY AMAZED by men who don't know that the history of pockets in women's clothing is, & has always been,… https://t.co/dP1YJnWXQv

Could it?

Historically, men were afraid women might hide something incendiary or dangerous in their pockets. Like pistols or revolutionary pamphlets.

COULD IT?

I shit you not, women don't have pockets in their clothes because men were terrified we'd be hiding a weapon or reading material in there.

But let's be generous. Maybe pocketless clothing is just an oversight...

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Maybe fashion designers just think we prefer clean lines and no bulky bits...

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Maybe they honestly think we love our handbags so much we don't need pockets.

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God forbid we turn our backs on our handbags!

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But whatever the reason, enough is enough. It's time to give women the pockets we deserve!

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So we can fill them up with all our crap!

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Like tampons, loose change, a lipbalm, some tissue, The Handmaid's Tale, a credit card, our hands. Whatever.

And, no, we don't want your goddamn fake pockets. Those things are fucking insult.

why do?? clothing companies?? give us?? fake pockets?? i thought i had ninja zippers. THANKS FOR THE DISAPPOINTMENT

A piss-take of the highest order.

Whoever invented fake pockets deserves all their pockets to be fake for eternity, then they'll see what hell they've wrought.
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Whoever invented fake pockets deserves all their pockets to be fake for eternity, then they'll see what hell they've wrought.

It's time, dear shops, to give women real pockets, just like men get, so we can smuggle our tampons or guns or radical literature or whatever the hell we like.

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GIVE US SOME FUCKING POCKETS! BIG ONES! DEEP ONES! AND GIVE US THEM NOW!

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