When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink?
April 16, 2011 10:40 AM Subscribe
"The march toward gender-specific clothes
was neither linear nor rapid. Pink and blue arrived, along with other pastels, as colors for babies in the mid-19th century, yet the two colors were not promoted as gender signifiers until just before World War I—and even then, it took time for popular culture to sort things out."
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