Everything goes with everything now, signaling a new freedom of expression. As Aaron Potts, winner of the All Gender Product Award at last year’s Rising Star event explained: “The expectations of traditional gender expression are so confining for some people. I hope to offer something that allows people to exhale, to go deeper and to embrace every part of themselves…”. Other designers, including Marissa Wilson, Harlem’s Fashion Row and Imitation of Christ, also offer freeform layering, a mad mix of active, lingerie, grunge plaid and craft ponchos. Individualism is the goal — it’s up to the wearer to create the magic.
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