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Man models women’s clothes February 24, 2011

Filed under: appearance,gender — Jender @ 8:02 pm

Or so it is being reported in the stories on Andrej Pejic. (Googling around, I can’t find any evidence that Pejic identifies as anything other than a man, but please do tell me if I’ve got that wrong.) At first it sounds pleasingly gender-bendy. But Pejic is being presented is a female ideal– even more unattainable than previous ones. And that doesn’t seem so pleasing somehow.

But he also seems to be doing men’s shows, and appearing in articles on trans icons (posing as Ziggy Stardust, not as himself). So maybe it’s all good? What do you think? (Thanks, A!)

 

One Response to “Man models women’s clothes”

  1. [...] posted before about the man, Andrej Pejic, modelling as a woman. Earlier this week we saw another instance in [...]


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