The sole purpose of fashion is exploring ones self without limit and telling others who you are without talking, but it kind of defeats it’s own purpose by enforcing all these stereotypes. Blues are for boys and pinks are for girls. Luckily, more and more “genderless” brands are being known and rising against the pattern of gendered clothing. So let’s celebrate some of this brands that are not afraid of flying outside the box. – King Jon
Created by a Project Runway alum, Fabio Costa, NotEqual challenges traditions and aims to push fashion while still being wearable. Every pieces are unique because all are based on each individual’s measurements.
A New York based independent label, One DNA claims to have successfully broken down the barrier between women’s and men’s fashion by building collections that are gender-neutral in fabric and silhouette. Offering a range of basics to cater to all.
Photo taken from One DNA’s Instagram.
Founded by an industrial designer Patrick Bondoc and stylist Rik Rasos, Proud Race is a Manila based clothing brand that fused street style and luxury. The brands re-interprets traditional silhouettes while offering rational fashion.
Carl Jan Cruz calls his collection a “visual autobiography”. It gives off that honest and intimate vibe that is manifested through the fit, make and feel of the clothes. He mixes rugged and elegance together to make a contemporary yet simple apparel.
An LA based brand, Pierre Davis sees designing as a form of rebellion from a world full of stereotypes. As the name suggests, NO SESSO is Italian for no gender/sex. He aims to create garments for those who see themselves left out in the industry, the people of color and the gender nonconformists.