8 Gender Neutral Icons That You Need to Know About

Fashion isn’t just about the outfit itself. Fashion is also about expressing who you are and what you love. Here are 8 gender neutral icons that have shown just how much fun fashion can be when you redefine your own norm.

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#1. David Bowie

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Bowie was an English singer-songwriter and actor known and acclaimed for his innovative work. Ziggy Stardust, shown in the picture above, was Bowie’s alien androgynous alter ego. With vibrant colored ensembles and bright copper hair, Ziggy Stardust embodied the most eccentric sides of Bowie. 

#2. Prince

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Prince was an American singer-songwriter, musician, actor, record producer, and director. While Prince played many different roles in the entertainment industry, he was never afraid to express himself through fashion. From a white lace two-piece ensemble, like the picture above, to a snazzy pin-striped suit to high-waisted pants and a black vest, Prince’s fashion was dynamic and lively; he truly never disappointed.

#3. Annie Lennox

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Annie Lennox is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist, and philanthropist. Throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s, Lennox rocked many different looks. From a spiky crew cut to a slick bob paired with her edgy dress-as-you-want style, Lennox can be considered a pioneer for what we know as androgynous fashion.

#4. Boy George

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Boy George is an English singer-songwriter, DJ, and fashion designer. Known for his funky makeup and eccentric hair colors, Boy George is a prime example of what it means to be who you really are.

#5. Grace Jones

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Grace Jones is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress. Jones is one of the most referenced fashion icons throughout history. Her style, both fearless and fiery, effortlessly reflect her confidence and powerful personality.

#6. Steven Tyler

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Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and Aerosmith’s frontman. Over the years, Tyler has used fashion to express his colorful personality. His long locks and distinct sense of style have helped make him who he is: an icon.

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#7. Ruby Rose

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Ruby Rose is an Australian model, DJ, recording artist, actress, and more. Rose’s style reflects her gender-fluid personality. From an elegant yet plunging gown to a sexy red ensemble like the one pictured above, the Aussie can literally pull off any look she wears.

#8. Jaden Smith

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Jaden Smith is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and rapper. While he is the son of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, he is known for much more than that. Smith is one-of-a-kind and can pull off anything he throws on whether it is for a red carpet event or a casual day out.