How To Nail The New Androgyny

Genderless fashion is a timeless trend originating in the 1920s — watch as it emboldens the collections of the world’s finest fashion brands once again

Photography by GRAHAM DUNN


Massima wears CELINE BY HEDI SLIMANE jacket, $3,700, blouse, $1,750, pants, $1,300, and boots, $1,850. Athena wears CELINE BY HEDI SLIMANE tuxedo jacket, $2,950, shirt with bow tie, $1,700, pants, $1,100, and boots, $1,500. @THEGEMHUNTER rings, $275–$1,550. Maya wears CELINE BY HEDI SLIMANE cardigan, $3,150, skirt, $3,950, and sandals, $1,150. WOLFORD tights, $45.


Massima wears LORO PIANA sweater, $2,200, skirt, $4,275, and shoes, $920. @THEGEMHUNTER earrings, $1,425, cameo pendant, $325, double heart pendant, $275, and carved cameo ring, $695. Athena wears LORO PIANA jacket, $8,250, sweater, $1,175, pants, $4,250, and shoes, $985. @THEGEMHUNTER rings, $275–$1,550.


MIU MIU jacket (top), $6,800, jacket (bottom), $7,900, cardigan, $1,790, skirt, $3,300, tights, $320, and shoes, $1,270. @THEGEMHUNTER earrings, $875, locket, $695, horseshoe pendant, $250, and double heart pendant, $275.


ETRO vest, price upon request, shirt, $1,170, and pants, $872. @THEGEMHUNTER brooch, $1250, and rings, $275–$1,550.


Athena wears BRUNELLO CUCINELLI coat, $7,495, and pants, $2,195. SANDY LEONG X GEMFIELDS earrings, $16,200. HOGAN sneakers, $545. Massima wears BRUNELLO CUCINELLI jacket, $11,995, shirt with necktie, $2,895, skirt, $5,295, and shoes, $1,498. SANDY LEONG X GEMFIELDS earrings, $6,159. FALKE socks, $24.




Athena wears SAINT LAURENT jacket, $8,000, sweater, $1,650, gloves, $695, and leggings, $920. DAVID WEBB necklace, $4,900. Maya wears SAINT LAURENT cardigan, $3,100, shirt, $850, necktie, $250, cuff, $1,290, and handbag, $1,590. DAVID WEBB earrings, $14,000.


Athena wears POLO RALPH LAUREN coat, $798, shirt, $168, jeans, $228, and shoes, $468. AMEDEO earrings, $7,800. @THEGEMHUNTER rings, $275–$1,550. Vintage scarf from PALACE COSTUME, Los Angeles, price upon request. FALKE socks, $27. Maya wears POLO RALPH LAUREN jacket, $598, shirt, $168, pants, $168, belt, price upon request, and shoes, $468. AMEDEO earrings, $4,600. FALKE socks, $27.


PRADA coat, price upon request.


DIOR earrings, $480, sweater, $2,050, skirt, $4,600, and boots, $1,490. Vintage scarf from PALACE COSTUME, Los Angeles, price upon request. AMEDEO ring (worn as a scarf clasp), $4,200. @THEGEMHUNTER watch chain, $1,175, and tassel pendant, $425. CELINE belt, $395. FALKE tights, $50.


STELLA MCCARTNEY faux fur coat, $4,300. POLO RALPH LAUREN shirt, $168. AMEDEO earrings, $7,800, and necklace, $21,550. @THEGEMHUNTER pendant, $1,050, and rings, $275–$1,550.


Massima wears ALEXANDER MCQUEEN sunglasses, $415, earrings, $690, jacket, $6,600, and skirt, $4,500. Maya wears GUCCI coat, $21,000. ROGER VIVIER choker, $345. FROLOV gloves from Albright Los Angeles, price upon request. WOLFORD tights, $55. LORO PIANA shoes, $920. Athena wears BALENCIAGA coat, $5,570, pants, $2,459, and shoes, $1,100.


VALENTINO jumpsuit, $12,000, shirt, $1,400, and “Valentine,” $420. WOLFORD tights, $45. ROGER VIVIER shoes, $1,250. Stylist’s own earrings.


Athena wears LOUIS VUITTON vest, $3,650, blouse, $1,320, and pants, $4,050. AMEDEO sterling silver earring (worn as a brooch), $7,800 (sold as a pair). @THEGEMHUNTER rings, $275–$1,550. FALKE socks, $27. ROGER VIVIER shoes, $1,195. Massima wears LOEWE coat and pants, prices upon request. LOUIS VUITTON shirt, $1,250. DAVID WEBB earrings, $34,000. @THEGEMHUNTER bracelet (worn as a necktie chain), $315.


Hair by CANDICE BIRNS at A-Frame using ORIBE
Makeup by LILLY POLLAN using DIOR
Model MASSIMA BELL at Next Model Management @massima.bell
Model ATHENA WILSON at Freedom Models @athenawilson
Model MAYA TOURÉ at Photogenics Media @touuraya



Feature image: ETRO vest, price upon request, shirt, $1,170, and pants, $872. @THEGEMHUNTER brooch, $1250, and rings, $275–$1,550.


This story originally appeared in the Fall 2023 issue of C Magazine.

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