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When Fashion Gets Gender Wrong

Techwear is supposed to be a boundary-breaking, avant-garde fashion subculture. So why is the community mostly men?

A man wears a black and white zebra print bomber jacket from the brand “Stone Island.”
Photo: Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

TTechwear is centered around one simple principle: utility through innovation. The fashion subculture’s aesthetic leans toward the futuristic (think: urban ninja meets astronaut chic), but nothing is inherently gendered…

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