Tag: women

September 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Unisex clothes “His ‘n’ hers” unisex clothes gaining popularity. As our cultural lives become more gender-fluid, clothes are following suit.  Sporty, tonal separates & relaxed tailoring look good on both sexes.  Women are the main beneficiaries of better cuts, cleaner lines & more comfort.  Another plus: Unisex clothes don’t date, so are more sustainable Guessed…

April 24, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Marriage Wedding season soon, but marriage is declining all over the world.  UK marriages peaked in 1972: 80 out of 1,000 men, & 60 out of 1,000 women, got wed.  Corresponding 2016 figures: 23 men & 21 women.  Tax relief for married couples, not based on need nor ability to pay, rewards a lifestyle/ moral choice. …

March 28, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Women’s own Women tend to own less money than men.  Besides the gender pay gap, there’s an investing gap.  In the US, only about 1/2 of women have started saving for retirement (compared to 65% of men), and even those who’ve started have less than 1/2 the savings of men Guessed the Word?        Series 39 (8/9)   …

October 23, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Life expectancy After rising for so long, since 2014, life expectancy has reversed & is falling in the EU and USA. Falls in Germany, France & Italy steeper than in UK, and greater in women than men.  Cause unknown:  Flu? Obesity? Pollution?  Guessed the Word?         Series 10 (4/8)          [photo: aitoff]

October 6, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Hemline index Women’s skirts get shorter in an upturn, but revert to more conservative lengths when things aren’t so good.  George Taylor’s 1920s economic measure still holds up Guessed the Word?    Series 10 (1/8)     [photo: Alba_Benavides]

September 27, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Drive Half of Saudi Arabia’s 32m population permitted to drive from Jun 2018.  Vehicle demand, taxi services, immigration, advertising & fashion will change Guessed the Word?        Series 9 (3/6)        [photo: Robert_z_Ziemi]