Gender-neutral clothing is back in vogue, but the craze in many ways has mirrored broader social changes throughout the 20th century. Although unisex clothing aimed to minimize gender differences, it usually had the opposite effect.
Not every fashion trend is worth paying attention to. Indeed, most are fleeting moments that generate little momentum before fizzling out, making room for the next batch. Some, however, are genuinely interesting, and have the potential to change the way we dress forever.