When Masculinity, Goes Feminine

Elle Saint Deveil

At London Fashion Week, there was an unusual display in the men’s department. Designers everywhere were channeling womenswear, literally. With women’s fashion, over the past few seasons leaning towards an androgynous style aesthetic, it was rather surprising to bare witness to it happening in menswear. I’m a totally open-minded person when it comes to art, and especially with fashion. In a society where  musicians are pushing their public images to fantasy-worthy beings, it really shouldn’t be surprising for the public to see this happening through clothing.

Just being positive, okay. Huh

Dodai Stewert, a contributing writer to Jezebel.com wrote yesterday on this matter, saying “Go back far enough in human history (prehistoric times?) and you’ll find that one-shouldered dresses were a unisex phenomenon. High heels were first worn by men — persian warriors, cowboys, Louis XIV. Drapey desses were worn by men and boys in several different eras, from…

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