If you speak with any fashion historian, you would know that androgynous clothing is not a trend that has taken hold in recent years. However, the rise of non-binary dressing by celebrity couples and men wearing jewelry does not hurt. Some of the most prolific designers (Coco Chanel, Yohji Yamamoto, and Phoebe Philo) have built their reputation on challenging gender binary through perfectly tailored clothing. Of course, any designer can create clothes that defy the rules of gender fashion— suits have been trending on the catwalk for a few seasons now, and unisex clothing can be, well, whatever. But what makes non-binary clothing great goes beyond just labeling it as such. It takes real skills.
Any brand can launch a collection of “androgynous” sweatpants and say it’s inclusive, but that doesn’t mean it’s stylish. I’m not trying to be awkward or disparage anyone’s love for sweatpants (you do), but the point is that dressing in a non binary That doesn’t mean you don’t want impeccable tailoring, luxurious fabrics, or sultry pieces. And luckily for us, there’s a wave of contemporary fashion brands that understand this. These 14 androgynous fashion brands continue to push boundaries, one garment at a time.