Day: November 17, 2020

How Harry Styles became the face of gender-neutral fashion

By Priya Elan

In becoming the first solo man to grace the cover of US Vogue – and in a dress – the singer has cemented his place at the vanguard of the movement

Harry Styles was unveiled as the first solo male cover star of US Vogue last week – and in a dress to boot. He wore a custom-made, lace-trimmed Gucci ballgown dressed with a tuxedo jacket.

Nine men have featured on the cover previously, but always as part of a couple. They include Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Styles’ former bandmate Zayn Malik. The cover of the December issue was photographed by Tyler Mitchell, who in 2018 became the first black photographer to shoot a US Vogue cover, featuring Beyoncé.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/nov/17/how-harry-styles-became-the-face-of-gender-neutral-fashion

      

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Pharrell Williams announces gender-neutral skincare line

By Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

Musician’s Humanrace products described as perfect for ‘every individual’

The musician and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams has announced the release of Humanrace, his long-awaited skincare line. Significantly, it is gender neutral.

The products – a powder cleanser, lotus enzyme exfoliator and humidifying cream – are described on the website as being for “every individual”, subtly avoiding any pronoun definition.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/nov/17/pharrell-williams-announces-new-skincare-line-humanrace

      

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Daring to be diverse: the changing face of fashion photography - in pictures

By Guardian Staff

Fashion is currently taking a look at itself in the mirror. By touching on themes of womanhood, immigration and diversity, these four female photographers are helping drive through positive changes

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2020/nov/17/daring-to-be-diverse-the-changing-face-of-fashion-photography-in-pictures

      

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