From what I’ve seen so far, American dressing culture (at least here, in VT) is very different from European (Estonian).

Overall, one might say that Americans dress very functionally. They put on shorts when it’s hot and put on their “Columbia” jackets, when it’s cold. They wear over-sized fleeces and sport pants when it’s chili. But there is something American dressing culture mostly lacks (by my European standards) – a sense of taste and aesthetic judgment. As a representative of the stronger sex I am biased to pay more attention to female clothing. And to characterize American female dressing culture in one sentence: I haven’t yet seen a single girl wearing a skirt. How much more do I have to say anyway? (more…)