Originally Posted by Pe2k Voices
The reason the clothes is more "provocative" than before is because women have never had this much freedom, ever before.
And of course one has to be proud and confident.
Sure, but the spectrum is shrinking. The influence of popular culture is a huge reason, considering that it's telling girls that sex, drugs, and Britney Spears are what one should be striving for. Clothes are an extension of that phenomenon.
I mean, heck some of the cosplay you see is more conservative than normal fashion nowadays. o_O