A History of Androgyny in Fashion

Androgyny has always existed, and it’s important to clarify that in this article where the terms ’androgyny’ and ‘androgynous’ are used, I will be talking about clothing, appearance and playing with traditionally gendered items of clothing to create a look that doesn’t fit comfortably into the categories of masculine and feminine; not gender or sexuality. […]

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Why are hegemonic men scared of fashion?

David Kuchta has claimed modern men seek to communicate ‘masculine conceptions of industry and frugality’ through their clothing. While Kuchta appears to be neglecting the racialized aspect of this self-presentation, as highlighted by the sociologist Erynn Masi de Casanova, they still foreground a phenomena present in the general ‘men’s style’ community. The sartorial engagement of men is often intentionally […]

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