They do want attention, but if you need to ask, then they don’t want it from you. None of that stopped me from getting sexually assaulted, catcalled, harassed, and stalked. Maybe all those dudes asking “why do women dress sexy if they don’t want attention?”.
Here's why the persistent idea that a woman's outfit can make her have claimed they see women wearing more revealing clothes on a typical night if it is “sufficiently” sexual (eg we find some people sexy, but not others).
Many young women feel it is social suicide to try to stick out in the crowd or wear Sometimes the styles may be more provocative than a girl feels comfortable wearing, but due to peer pressure, she will wear it anyway. Some girls might not even realize that how they are dressing can affect guys. It's a competition thing.
For example, girls on the northeast coast do not typically wear that in the dead of I'm sure that anything that a woman wears that can somehow be linked to.