An Obituary For Gendered Fashion & Style
I am writing after a prolonged blogging vacation and I’ve returned to break some brilliant (or tragic?) news for you. Rumours spread like wildfire when Alessandro Michele displayed pussy-bow blouse for men on Gucci runway. It was obvious when men flaunted crop tops on Instagram. In case it still didn’t ring a bell, here it goes – End of 2016 marks the demise of gendered fashion & style.
It is important to not confuse gendered fashion with sex specific piece of clothing itself. A skirt or a shoe may be specifically constructed for a woman’s or a man’s body. However, the gender tag of whether a skirt or shoe is masculine or feminine is dead. A skirt, a shirt, a pair of sneakers, a statement necklace… they now belong to every gender identity.
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