One to Watch: Menswear Designer Alex Mullins
LONDON DESIGNER ALEX MULLINS CREATES MENSWEAR COLLECTIONS THAT ARE VERSATILE ENOUGH FOR WOMEN, BUT DON’T MISTAKE THEM AS UNISEX
Some of your clothes could easily be worn by any gender. Is this something you’re conscious of?
I would say that my clothes are men’s designs that women can wear, although some of my clothes are female-specific. I think the gender of an outfit is really in the wearer. For example, if I buy a coat I want it to be a men’s coat because I like that particular silhouette and size. But if I buy a dress, I want it to be a women’s dress. Neither the coat nor the dress is unisex. Rather, it is my choice to wear whatever I want. Plus, unisex has never been a very attractive word in my opinion.
What about ‘genderless’?
It’s also unattractive. I believe choice is more important. That’s the future.
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