Androgynous Culture in Japan


As the title explains, the source article and this commentary of said article is about the relatively recent rise of “androgynous fashion” in Japan. It is also deemed as a “genderless” fashion style since “androgynous fashion” cannot be immediately associated with any one gender (in the binary system), unlike the internalised stereotype we are brought up with that boys wear blue and girls wear pink. Before adding my own input on this (I would say) relatively well-written article, let me start by summarizing some of the main points. Continue reading