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In a compelling Details feature earlier this week, three models - Elliott Sailors, Rain Dove, and Erika Linder - discuss their gender fluidity, the changing attitudes of the fashion industry, and the overall morphing perception of the gender binary. Here are our five takeaways:      1. You can be both “It’s not essential to even call it menswear or womenswear anymore,” said Sailors who, in 2013, infamously chopped off her long blonde hair to begin modeling for men’s fashion in a YouTube video that's racked up more than 200,000 views. Read More
  Elliot Sailors had a successful career as a female model with Ford agency until she hit thirty. Facing a dramatic decrease in job offers, many models are forced to shift gears as they age. But instead of turning to behind the scenes fashion work or hosting shows like America’s Next Top Model, Sailors pursued a career as a male model.    To make herself appear more conventionally masculine, she binds her chest, cuts her hair, and highlights her jaw. Read More