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Is the Fashion Industry Ready to Officially Defy Gender Boundaries?

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Fashion blurring gender roles for fashion’s sake is nothing new, but with the latest crop of agendered styles, new phenomena are emerging—retailers are dedicating entire sections to gender-free clothing and new brands are catering to gender-bending customers.

The latest incarnation of gender neutral apparel tracks back to the Fall 2015 runway season when Gucci showed pussybow blouses and lace tops for men and Prada released a manifesto on gender at a runway presentation that combined menswear and womenswear. Gender neutral fashion has shown up on the runway many times before, but it remains unclear whether, this time, the trend will trickle down to other markets, and if so, how.

Read more at Rivet.

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