'Braveheart' Show Traces History of Men's Skirts

Museum Exhibit on the History of Men in Skirts

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NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Bolton, curator of a show at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art called "Bravehearts: Men and Skirts." The exhibit reveals how skirts came to thought of as feminine attire, since men have worn skirts throughout history — and many still do.

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