“Agender”: introducing a gender neutral shopping experience

A look back at the agender fashion movement as it was introduced at Selfridges Department Store. I love this pink outfit and the unique plush animal accessory!

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by Sibling, a/w 2015 — Photo via meappropriatestyle

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The concept of gender neutrality aims

to make obsolete gender specific terminology.

It anticipates societal transition towards non-gender alignment language,

as a step towards the elimination of gender-based bias and stereotypes.

In acknowledging the importance of  gender equality, generally

and gender neutrality, specifically-

Sweden announced last week the introduction of

a gender neutral pronoun to the Swedish language.

Each decade, the Swedish Academy modernises the language

according to new word relevance and usage.

In addition to the Swedish subject pronouns:

he (han) and she (hon)

the gender- neutral subject pronoun hen

will be listed in dictionaries as of April 2015.

In recent years,  world wide awareness of gender neutrality initiatives

have gained momentum with fashion creatives as

pioneering force in furthering the concept.

Inventive designers such as Yohji Yamamoto and the trio from Sibling

are known to create gender non-specific garments,

which combine  masculine and…

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About Fairy JerBear

A disabled, trans/agender fairy bear living in the American Southwest and passionate about social justice, the environment, Trans/ LGBTQIA+ equality and combating bullying.
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One Response to “Agender”: introducing a gender neutral shopping experience

  1. Always wonderful to see non binary people getting this sort of visibility, and their stated agenda is inspiring. Acceptance of gender equality and fluidity would be of huge benefit to future generations.

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