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On Trend: Gender-Bending Fashion

At the recent men's shows a unique approach to showing menswear took place. Dsquared and Thom Browne sent their latest creations down the runway on male models in high heels and in some cases, dresses. Obviously this was meant to grab the audiences attention and it did! The sight of men in heels and dresses brings up an interesting visual commentary. We know fashion reflects the times as well as aids the culture in moving forward, but did these presentations push the boundaries too far?

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