- Jun 28, 2015
[font=TiemposTextWeb-Regular, Georgia, serif]In January, Gucci’s menswear runway collection was an eye-opener. It wasn’t because the brand had just fired its nearly decadelong creative director Frida Giannini in December, or even because new designer Alessandro Michele had pulled the clothing together in less than a week in his new role.
[font=TiemposTextWeb-Regular, Georgia, serif]It was because the men on the runway looked ... like women. [/font]
[font=TiemposTextWeb-Regular, Georgia, serif]In fact, some of them [font=TiemposTextWeb-RegularItalic, Georgia, serif]were[/font] women—an increasing trend in menswear shows. Models of both genders—waifish male models and boyish female models alike—were wearing silhouettes, fabrications, and items of clothing that traditionally appear in womenswear collections.[/font]