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Unisex fashion is becoming more and more popular. On the catwalks, anything seems to be possible and accepted, as in a sort of perfect parallel world. But unisex fashion is also making room for itself inside our everyday shops.

 

Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy's, Hydra natural leather wristlet by Carlo Ronchi.  Photo credits: Nathalie Théry
Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy’s, Hydra natural leather wristlet by Carlo Ronchi.
Photo credits: Nathalie Théry

 

Gender – neutral fashion is often perceived as controversial, subversive, provocative and impossible to achieve. It tries to erase the strict lines that separate genders, but unfortunately the most of us seem to need categories, names, hierarchies and established behaviours.

 

Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy's, Sagitta natural leather bag by Carlo Ronchi.  Photo credits: Nathalie Théry
Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy’s, Sagitta natural leather bag by Carlo Ronchi.
Photo credits: Nathalie Théry

 

Unisex fashion is therefore potentially revolutionary. History teaches that revolutions are often positive events that lead to changes and freedom. So what about considering unisex, gender-neutral fashion, more like free-fashion or fashion-for-freedom? What about deciding to step outside the cage of others’s expectations?

If a total Rick Owens outfit feels a bit too much for a beginning, it would be probably easier to take the risk of expressing your personality starting from the accessories. Accessories give the chance to play around, experiment, mix things together and change your mind.

 

Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy's  Photo credits: Nathalie Théry
Serious Monkey glasses by Dandy’s
Photo credits: Nathalie Théry

 

If you consider fashion more as a tool to build your own style, than a multi-branded dictator of choices, if you are smart enough to follow and un-follow the trends, if you want to combine them or create new ones, if you are ready to carry a handbag that contradicts what your coat is saying, then have a look at www.manifatto.com.