This Side of the Pond
Notes from and Uprooted Englishwoman
November 26, 2020
A young chap by the name of Harry Styles has found himself in hot water after appearing on the cover of this month’s Vogue in a dress. This, according to some people, is going to destroy the very concept of masculinity.
Now, I’m no fashionista, so I don’t really know what it means when someone wears a “periwinkle Gucci gown with slim black blazer,” but it does sound pretty fancy. And I will admit that it doesn’t seem like the sort of get-up that’s going to work up a ladder fixing a roof.
But I still have trouble with this claim for several reasons, the first of which is that H...