but where does unfeminine nature come from?

Fashion has always followed the changes in society. And in the world we live in today, more and more people are challenging gender stereotypes. These critical questions have received feedback. People who have sex, share roles… and of course, in a way.

When we were little (not that long ago, we assure you), pink, purple, lavender, lilac… seemed to be for girls. And red and blue, for boys. But if you know that for a long time, red was considered a masculine color because it is a source of red, you say to yourself that all these ideas hang on a string. And often, to a sexist level.

Why do we easily buy pants for a boy and a shirt for a little girl? Because we are conditioned to do so. And the things that are recorded, can be edited again. As a result, more and more experts and journalists believe that the future will be gender neutral. There will no longer be a men’s collection or a women’s collection. There will be clothes, and everyone can pull from them.

So when we see Brad Pitts in dresses, Timothée Chalamets in backstage, Ginuwines in haircuts, Lil Nas Xs in dresses and Harry Styles in earrings, we think it’s a fitting start.

But it’s not just the beginning, because men and women have been challenging gender stereotypes for a long time. We are telling you a little bit.

The women’s water movement started long before Yves Saint Laurent and his women’s clothes, and before the androgynous style of Prince, Grace Jones and David Bowie.

If we dig deeper, like 2000 BC. AD, we can talk about the Egyptians and the Greeks who loved clothes and make-up, used by men and women. During the Renaissance, there were some paintings – similar The Lender and his wife by Quentin Metsys – showing us that the everyday clothes of men and women are very similar. With time and the development of society, the difference in clothing is less and less depending on the situation and place of residence.

In 1800s Europe, the military supported “androgynous” looks. As they recruit more women, it becomes easier. And the aristocrats saw the non-feminine dress as a very rebellious way to separate themselves from the masses.

Business ethics emphasizes the difference between the roles and responsibilities of men and women. So, think about it in a way. It was not until the First World War that women’s clothing made a comeback. Couturiers such as Paul Poiret or Coco Chanel promoted the boy style and put short hair and wide skirts on women. And the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s continued to shape women’s views on clothing. So, a good woman wears dresses and men wear sequins and tight shirts.

The androgynous look is popular among musicians. From Boy George to Jimi Hendrix through Mick Jagger and Placebo. In the 2000s, gay clothing wasn’t just for rockers or celebrities. And they are widely promoted by Japanese designers or celebrities like Lady Gaga.

Today, the women’s movement is reaching all sectors of society. Gender norms have been questioned widely and doubts about their validity are growing. We no longer want to define what is for men or for women, it is the role in the home, underwear, toys, make-up and beauty products. In this way we can say that the feminine or androgynous form exists.

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