Mar 28, 2010

Androgyny

Androgyny is a term derived from the Greek words ανήρ (anér, meaning man) and γυνή (gyné, meaning woman) that can refer to either of two related concepts about gender: the mixing of masculine and feminine characteristics, as in fashion statements. Being neither distinguishably masculine nor feminine, as in dress, appearance, or behavior...

13 comments:

  1. Cool photos!!

    Thanks for the comment on my blog!

    allthingsvogue.blogspot.com

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  2. A.K.A sexy as hell!!! Once you strip away the hair you see the essence of the woman. Her divine power and beauty. Simply GORG. xo Mish

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  3. so beautiful! I wonder what makes it so sexy and mysterious

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  4. LOVE this look but i could never pull it off!

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  5. αγάπη αυτό means love it!!! xo

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  6. I've always admired those who could pull off the androgynous look - it's so seductive and sophisticated. Aggy is my favorite when it comes to androgyny!! :)

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  7. these are fantastic photos! gorgeous women who definitley pull off the look! something about androgynous people..they seem to ooze confidence...i see that in ALL of these pictures! gorgeous women who make handsome men! ..hmmm i cam pull that off!LOL..thanks so much for posting these pictures...they are truly a work of art!

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  8. These photos are FIERCE and so inspirational. Love them!

    I hope you are having a wonderful week. :)

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  9. I love this post, I have always been interested to know more about the term Androgyny, we sometimes incorporate this term into our designs. Great photos too! Hope you are having a good week!!! :)

    xo
    Rachel

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  10. Wonderful post and great photo choices! I would add early David Bowie to the list. Ooh, and Grace Jones! :-)

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