Masculine vs Feminine Tug of War
Possibly the biggest trend of the fall and winter seasons of 2016 is the use of masculine to accentuate certain aspects of femininity. The ladies that walk out onto the runway often have a gender ambiguity about them that really keeps up with the spring and summer trends of this year, making lack of specific sexuality, or instead the appearance of multiple genders in one, the official norm. It is a nod towards the trend of the West, particularly North America and Europe, to embrace individuals on all points of the spectrum, without fail.
Whenever I go into a store I immediately beeline for the men’s section. I don’t go in there with the intention of buying a gift for my boyfriend, my dad or a male friend, but with the hope of scoring something unique for myself. Many women breeze right past the menswear, but there are three key reasons you should stop and take a closer look.
Zara, has even designed a brand new, UNGENDERED Collection for this fall.