10 androgynous babes you should probably follow on Instagram right now
Need some andro style inspo? Follow these lovely folk for some seriously fluid fashion 👔
If, like me, you were born without the natural ability to dress yourself but aspire to achieve a look that leans towards andro/tomboy.
Or, if you're super femme one day, then masc it up the next – look no further.
We've rounded up a few of our most favourite Insta-based, androgynous-leaning lovelies to help fill you and your wardrobe with andro-spiration.
Swedish model-turned-actress Erika Linder is best-known for modeling both masc and femme-style clothing (she does a great 90s Leo Di Caprio...) But in 2016, Linder became just that little better well-known among queer communities after starring in the ever-so-steamy Canadian lez/bi film, Below Her Mouth.
If you haven't seen it yet, GO TO NETFLIX IMMEDIATELY. (Warning: Do not watch with family members).
An andro-spiration essential, Portland-based clothing company Wildfang was founded in 2010 by Emma Mcilroy and Julia Parsley. Home for all badass babes, Wildfang famously collaborated with Katherine Moennig (Shane McCutcheon, The L Word) and has been "liberating menswear one bow tie at a time" for allllllmost a decade now.
Check out their suits - if you're feeling flush. (Wildfang, if you're reading this, suits can be sent to DIVA HQ, London...)
YouTuber and filmmaker Ari Fitz makes bloody gorgeous content – from hilarious reaction vids and heartfelt confessionals, to style guides and documentaries – this US-based influencer is definitely one for fluid fashionistas.
If you're into chunky sneakers, street style and bold and bright colours, Ari's your gal.
Queer pop icon, record producer, actress, model, and HRH, Janelle Monáe, has her fingers in all of the pies. As we all know, Monáe wears her wardrobe very, very well.
If you're into sharp suits, hats and high fashion, Monáe's the one for you.
Qwear's aim is to showcase, "LGBTQIA+ modes of expression and expand queer visual representations." Lots of fun stuff on here for femmes, andros, butches, queers and people of all genders alike. Qwear are also particularly perfec' for party inspiration. (Did someone say glitter beard?)
Use the hashtag #Qwear to join in on the conversation.
CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS
Enfant bizarre Christine And The Queens – otherwise known as Héloïse Letissier, or most recently as "Chris" – shatters stereotypes surrounding gender and sexuality as often as the average person shatters their iPhone. Tracks "iT" and "Half Ladies" from her 2014 album Chaleur Humaine (Human Warmth) explicitly discuss both, and new album Chris takes the topic even further.
Oh... and back to #styleinspo. She also dresses really, really well.
While we're on the subject of Christine And The Queens... let's take a moment to appreciate Perfume Genius. Fronted by Mike Hadreas, Perfume Genius features on CATQ's moody English/French language track, Jonathan.
Creator of hauntingly beautiful pop-rock, Hadreas has also paired up with New York's newest queer pop icon, King Princess, and boasts an impressive wardrobe of femme, masc and just downright fabulous fashion. Worth a look (and a listen).
Just a feed full of beautiful androgynous folk from all around the world. Need we say more?
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Model, activist and actor Elliott Sailors – alike Erika Linder – is known for modelling both masc and femme styles. And modelling them very well, at that.
With style inspiration suited to femme, andro and butch lovelies alike, Sailors is a top addition to any Insta feed. Plus, on top of modelling and acting, (she starred in Jake Graf's short film Dusk earlier this year) Sailors is also co-creator of ethical, LGBTQ-friendly clothing and accessories line TOMISNOTABOY. Check it out, here.
OITNB and The Handmaid's Tale star, activist and all-around heartthrob Samira Wiley is last, but certainly not least in our list of Insta-shaped andro lovelies.
From wedding snaps to snapbacks, Samira has a little something for everyone on her feed. A DIVA #styleinspo staple.
✨ Happy styling you beautiful andros, you ✨
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