Genderless clothing is the future of
fashion. We're finally starting to look past the binaries and get
over the whole "girls wear pink and boys wear blue" thing with more
and more designers blurring the lines between the female and male
section in their collections and designers brands including Gucci
and Yves Saint Laurent championing fluidity in
And now a new Kickstarter campaign
has launched which aims to spark a conversation about gender
stereotypes. Coining the phrase The Future
Has No Gender, MORTALS seeks to free the need for its
customers to limit themselves to traditional gender
The initial collection of tops,
t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, kimonos, and skirts combines
top-quality fabrics, unique prints and one-of-a-kind silhouettes to
create a line that is beautifully subtle yet bubbling with cache
Unconvinced? Here are five reasons
to love gendeless clothes.
1. It means children can grow up
being who they want to be and wear what they want without
restriction. Gender stereotyping is still a big part of our culture
with pink and blue themed baby showers and we regularly tell
children what they can and can't wear. Gender-neutral clothing from
an early age will allow them to develop their own style and be more
2. Genderless clothing means
FREEDOM. Wearing baggy jeans and a t-shirt is way more comfy than a
tight skirt and heels. You can't even sit down without having to
remember to shut your legs and bending down is a complete no go.
Restrictive clothing sucks.
3. If genderless clothing was
embraced by everyone then wearing a suit at your school prom
wouldn't be a distant dream but a reality. I absolutely loathe
wearing a dress and heels but alas 16-year-old me was forced to in
order to attend. Imagine the future of prom pictures - girls
in blazers and suits and boys in dresses and heels. Everyone would
look so much cooler.
4. From Miley Cyrus to Ruby Rose, to drag kings and queens, more and
more people are playing with traditional ideas of gender. And for
people who identity as trans or non-binary, gender-neutral clothing
is an important way of expressing themselves.
5. If none of these reasons have
swayed you to support gender-fluid clothing then how about this?
Cara Delevigne in a suit is just about the hottest things in the
world. Go and look it up now. You're welcome.
Check out MORTALS Kickstarter here.
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