When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?

Pink is for girls, and blue’s for boys, right? This is so ingrained in so many of our cultures that it’s hard to imagine that the colour distinction isn’t totally natural. Apparently, though, until the 20th century kids usually wore the same clothes, and even in 1918 blue was considered the soft, gentle colour for girls while pink was the strong, masculine colour for boys.

This article from the Smithsonian tells you a little history about how the history of pink and blue.



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