He’s dragging the patriarchy down.
So says conservative firebrand Candace Owens of 26-year-old “Cherry” singer Harry Styles’ new American Vogue cowl, through which he wears a ball robe and customized Gucci jacket.
“There isn’t any society that may survive with out robust males,” Owens, 31, wrote on Twitter in response to the photographs of Styles, who, with the cowl, grew to become Vogue’s first solo male cover star. “The East is aware of this. In the west, the regular feminization of our males at the similar time that Marxism is being taught to our youngsters will not be a coincidence. It is an outright assault. Bring back manly males.”
The tweet has racked up greater than 74,000 likes. Its most liked response, from actress and filmmaker Olivia Wilde, has over 58,000 likes, and reads “You’re pathetic.”
In the Vogue profile, Styles talks overtly about his love for historically feminine clothes. “I’ll go in retailers typically, and I simply discover myself taking a look at the girls’s garments pondering they’re superb,” he advised the journal, additional declaring that “you’ll be able to by no means be overdressed. There’s no such factor.”
He’s impressed by gender-blurring male showmen together with David Bowie, Prince, Elvis, Freddie Mercury and Elton John, who he additionally seems as much as musically.
While flamboyant outfits felt “mind-blowing” as a baby, at the moment he feels comfy in additional excessive outfits. “Now I’ll placed on one thing that feels actually flamboyant, and I do not really feel loopy sporting it. I believe in the event you get one thing that you simply really feel superb in, it is like a superhero outfit,” he mentioned. “Clothes are there to have enjoyable with and experiment with and play with. What’s actually thrilling is that each one of those traces are simply form of crumbling away. When you are taking away ‘There’s garments for males and there is garments for girls,’ when you take away any obstacles, clearly you open up the enviornment in which you’ll be able to play.”