Genderless beauty is a constant force on the runways, reflecting the balance of masculine and feminine energy that resides within us. Journey back in time with us as we pay homage to the individuals who have shaped the face of androgyny as we know it.
When French heroine and warrior, Joan of Arc, was put on trial for her martyrdom, one of the charges that was brought against her was her choice to dress like a man. Cross-dressing in prison served as her only means of protection from rape and molestation by the male guards. Regardless, her actions were regarded as heresy. And despite her victory at the Siege of Orléans (amongst other victories that unified the French nation), Joan was condemned and burned alive at the stake. She has since become a beacon of hope and strength for women, to go beyond their nurturing roles, and fight for their people and country as dedicatedly and as passionately as their male counterparts.