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‘Get Neutral With Me’ | UN-CLUTTERED x Gardrobe Store

It’s no secret I often shop in my boyfriend’s closet, or find myself new treasures at the mens department. Wearing what you want, without any restrictions. That’s what fashion really means to me. I can already hear some guys thinking, so I have to borrow my girlfriend’s skirts now as well? No, that’s not totally what I mean of course (but cheers if you do so anyway!). What I’m trying to get at, is completely blurring out the gender lines in fashion. And not only the part where we see unisex collections popping up all the time. But for gender as a subject to also be extended to in-store shopping experiences where traditional men and womens departments seem to blend or even disappear all together. No more awkward stares when I’m browsing at the traditional mens departments, or when I dive into a mens fitting room. But instead an open and welcoming vibe, a place where you can try whatever you like. One of those stores is Gardrobe Store, located in my hometown Eindhoven, at …

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Ungendered outfits with ‘Same Difference’ by Highsnobiety

I’m so moved by this ‘Same Difference’ editorial by Highsnobiety, in which they try to capture ungendered outfits and, are “highlighting both at once the versatility of fashion and a lack of disparity between silhouettes”, as they describe it. If I look at myself, I’ve always tried to look further than the ‘girl’ labeled clothing, and you can find me even more on menswear departments now. And I’m definitely not ashamed of admitting it. As I already explained in a previous interview with OUI BONJOUR, I feel like menswear clothing is more comfortable to me as they have a better fit and a clean look for most of the time. Browsing through menswear clothing also makes me feel unbound as I can decide for myself what I want to wear and how. Luckily the rise of unisex clothing is significant and already here for a while, but then again, it’s labeled as ‘unisex’ clothing. I’ve always been fantasizing in my head about how the world would look like if you had no gender specific clothing. …