Men’s fashion is copying our femininity?

The gender issue in the autumn/winter 17 AW17 men's shows -not only twenty fashion blog

The gender issue in the autumn/winter 17 men’s shows

 

This is probably one of the best times to discuss about gender items in relation to the fashion.

The world is protesting against Trump’s misogyny and homophobia and the fashion industry is not just simply looking on.

The industry is actively involved in that politics, but more then the usual stages where everybody can protest, the fashion industry has its own stage: the fashion show.

The Autumn/Winter 2017 collections have been one of the most important signals that “women vs men” is not more an opposition, but an interpenetration.

Yes, we can talk about the purity that a collection has or not has to have, about what you want out of fashion. It’s just something about outfits or is something allusive, with a deepest meaning?

In that case, fashion signaled an emotional meaning in relation with a new masculine identity.

Whether it was Vivienne Westwood and Husband, whose New Romanticism concept applied at the men’s fashion is a leitmotiv topic in their collections…

The gender issue in the autumn/winter 17 Vivienne_Westwood AW17 men's shows

Vivienne Westwood AW17 men’s show

 

or, more in general, the A/W17 collections drew particular attention at the gender politics.

Charles Jeffrey LOVERBOY collection is an attempt to elude the usual fashion concept by escaping into fantasy, as well as for the Craig Green‘s show. Either faced the idea of masculine identity—aggression versus sensitivity, spirituality versus utilitarianism.

 

The gender issue in the autumn/winter 17 CHARLES JEFFREY LOVERBOY AW17 men's shows - not only twenty fashion blog

Charles Jeffrey Loverboy AW17 men’s show

 

The gender issue in the autumn/winter 17 - Craig Green AW17 men's shows -not only twenty fashion blog

Craig Green AW17 men’s show

 

About the feminine beauty of models or about the clothes lines inspiration, or even just about the unisex presentations, everywhere we’ve seen a gender issue in which the distance between male and female is getting more and more short.

 

Rita Palazzi
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