Androgynous style icons: Past and present
Fashion-forward stars like Harry Styles don't play by the rules
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The lines once sternly drawn between genders are dissipating faster than ever, and the ambiguity that arises from bending and melding wardrobes has become something to aspire to in the world of fashion, and beyond. But there are certain bold icons who took, and continue to take, great leaps towards this idyllic fashion future where anyone can wear whatever they like without anyone else batting an eye.
Harry Styles recently became Vogue's first-ever solo male cover star, and did so while wearing a Gucci dress, though US rightwingers certainly had more to say than simply batting an eye. Styles is embracing the gender fluid, non-binary style becoming popular among younger generations, but both he and Gen Z have numerous other trailblazers before them to thank.
Click through to see the stars who helped kick off the movement, and the ones who picked up the baton.
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