When Paris designer Thierry Mugler presented male and female models in the same white stretch jump suits at his recent spring show, the effect was electric, and the audience understood in a flash: Men can look manly and women can look womanly even in genderless clothes. New York's Perry Ellis elucidated the idea in men's and women's versions of a printed white linen blazer and matching cotton pants cropped at the calf, shown here. His, soon at Neiman-Marcus; hers at Bullock's.
STYLING BY MARTINE LEGER / DESIGN POOL
HAIR AND MAKEUP BY KAREEN BOURSIER / HMS BOOKINGS