Since early that gender is imposed to little boys or girls. The toys, the clothes, the social rules are made to tell what the person should do and what is right or wrong to be a succesfull adult.
Some years ago , fashion brig to the spotlight (again) the gender questions. Terms like Androginity, Nogender, Genderless, Unisex, Transgender are being explore in many fashion collections and campaigns. Big fashion houses, like Givenchy, Ives Saint Laurent, Acne Studios, Gucci and many other, are exploring the duality of gender. Fashion is about self expression and not about gender. In 21st century is important speak about freedom, especially about freedom of choice. you may born male or female, but if you feel that born with the diferente soul, or if you doen’t want be rotulate with something else, you have de oportunity to choose what you want to be.
In the majority of brands, the clothes are separated in gender, that isn’t wrong, bacause the majority of population are agree with it, but and who doesn’t fit those labels? Is correct who want to be diferent are forced to “traveling” for the opost gender section, and feel ashamed when try on something? Ok, the humanity are envolving, but only in some things.
So, Melluns Atelier what to participate in this gender revolution, we are agains labels and the gender questions. Our pieces are about fashion , art and self-expression. The pieces have generic forms and can be used for the both gender and people with diferent body tipes. Only need use a little bit of imagination to adapt the pieces to your taste!
Check some of our exclusive pieces, with limited edition patterns made starting the work of portuguese artist Junia Melluns, on our Melluns Atelier tictail store (http://mellunsatelier.tictail.com/).