Twenty-six-year-old musician Harry Styles became the first male to land a Vogue magazine cover, and did so wearing gowns, skirts, and dresses. The creative’s shoot was praised not just inside the space of fashion, but hyped for “challenging gender norms” and influencing younger generations.
Conservative author and speaker Candace Owens pushed-back on the praise in a viral tweet that urged, “Bring back manly men.”
Speaking with Vogue, Style said, “Clothes are there to have fun with and experiment with and play with. What’s really exciting is that all of these lines are just kind of crumbling away. When you take away ‘There’s clothes for men and there’s clothes for women,’ once you remove any barriers, obviously you open up the arena in which you can play.”
“I’ll go in shops sometimes, and I just find myself looking at the women’s clothes thinking they’re amazing,” he continued. “It’s like anything—anytime you’re putting barriers up in your own life, you’re