Featured in this month’s issue of Harper’s Bazaar is an article titled ‘She’s the man’ which touches base on the reverse roles of men and women in fashion. “With men becoming more feminine and women becoming more masculine, this androgynous development is allowing for one concise, powerful message from the designers” says Justin O’Shea. Trends have evolved considerably over the decades, but if I were to nominate an era of poise and elegance it would be the 1940’s; a time where men dressed like men, and women dressed like women.
We live in a stretch of innovation, development, and initiative, which embraces the concept of individuality and one’s unique style, but we often forget that going back to basics is the trendiest form of self-portrayal.
Isn’t it just so damn fine when he’s dressed in a tailored suit and she’s in a classic black dress?