If ever there was a rule book for gendered accessories, it’s been torn up and incinerated.
“Gender is an outdated ascription when it comes to fashion. We’re moving toward a place where taste is the true arbiter,” she says. “Women’s purses offer greater options in terms of color, shape and size. There’s also the simple fact of utility. If a man is carrying a few dollars and a candy bar, it seems silly that he should choose a massive bag over a petite clutch, simply because of shop floor distinctions.”
“The more we can blur the lines between what is distinctively male and female, the closer we get to seeing one another as humans, to knowing each other more intimately,”
Source: T Magazine/Notes On The Culture. By Nick Haramis. Published 8 Nov, 2021.