It’s been said that the best clothes are those you wear, and not the ones so bold that they wear you. Making it work, though, has always been a struggle to balance where your head is with what’s on the rack.
The challenge grows if you’re an original queer with a mind toward gender expression, but the fashion world is catching up by applying one of its classic principles: neutrality.
Until now, letting you shine through the fashion noise has always been about neutral colors. The gender queer and transgender models in this week’s photo essay take it one step further – the clothes are neutral in color and in gender, letting the wearers take matters of expression into their own hands.
Once you've soaked in the looks, find labels and links below the photos.
Diesel, Zara, Givenchy, Giu Giu and H&M are just a few of the bigger brands adding gender-neutral sizing and styles to their lines. You can also check out 10 specifically gender-free clothiers:
Tilly and William
Gender Free World
A version of this feature originally ran in Q magazine. Read the latest issue below.
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