houseofalexzander:

Sending a big “FU” to the corporate side of the fashion industry.

As an increasingly successful fashion blogger, I have been targeted by several brands, large & small, one of which is quite a large corporation.
Why?
Because I am undermining a very important part of their money making system.

Today, the fashion industry is split in half.
You have Women’s fashion & Men’s fashion.
You will find designers here and there who produce androgynous designs but for the most part, the industry (brands & corporate companies) want designers who either design Men’s wear or Women’s wear, and follow a very gendered structure. Everything from the tailoring to the materials has to be specific to the binary boy/girl gender system. 
This is why you can’t find feminine style’s of clothing tailored for the average males body type in any department store, thus creating a “mens” & “women’s” division.

Every time I modify the clothing I buy in department stores to fit my body type and then model it for people to see, not only am I inspiring people to step out of the box with their fashion choices, but I am merging two markets into one.
Why is this bad for corporations?MONEY
More markets equal more advertising and marketing opportunities which ultimately leads to more sales and more profit.

When I successfully inspire people to be less mindful about if they look like a girl or a boy, ultimately I am inspiring them to go against the gendered market system that brands and clothing companies make so much money off of.

I have received several hateful emails, discouraging my efforts as a fashion blogger. I was even asked by a large corporate clothing company to STOP buying their clothing and modifying it to fit my body type. They stated that by doing so, and sharing it with my audience that I  was creating the illusion that gender did not exist, and that I am leading a bad example for society. …

A GENDERED SOCIETY CREATES A HUGE PROBLEM.
IT DIVIDES PEOPLE.IT SEPERATES.
IT CONTROLS.
IT DISOLVES ANY & ALL ORIGINALITY.

FUCK YOU, to any clothing brand, company & corporation who’s got a problem with who I am, what I believe in & how I express myself.

-Elliott Alexzander

houseofalexzander:

Sending a big “FU” to the corporate side of the fashion industry.

As an increasingly successful fashion blogger, I have been targeted by several brands, large & small, one of which is quite a large corporation.
Why?
Because I am undermining a very important part of their money making system.

Today, the fashion industry is split in half.
You have Women’s fashion & Men’s fashion.
You will find designers here and there who produce androgynous designs but for the most part, the industry (brands & corporate companies) want designers who either design Men’s wear or Women’s wear, and follow a very gendered structure. Everything from the tailoring to the materials has to be specific to the binary boy/girl gender system.
This is why you can’t find feminine style’s of clothing tailored for the average males body type in any department store, thus creating a “mens” & “women’s” division.

Every time I modify the clothing I buy in department stores to fit my body type and then model it for people to see, not only am I inspiring people to step out of the box with their fashion choices, but I am merging two markets into one.
Why is this bad for corporations?
MONEY
More markets equal more advertising and marketing opportunities which ultimately leads to more sales and more profit.

When I successfully inspire people to be less mindful about if they look like a girl or a boy, ultimately I am inspiring them to go against the gendered market system that brands and clothing companies make so much money off of.

I have received several hateful emails, discouraging my efforts as a fashion blogger. I was even asked by a large corporate clothing company to STOP buying their clothing and modifying it to fit my body type. They stated that by doing so, and sharing it with my audience that I was creating the illusion that gender did not exist, and that I am leading a bad example for society. …

A GENDERED SOCIETY CREATES A HUGE PROBLEM.
IT DIVIDES PEOPLE.

IT SEPERATES.
IT CONTROLS.
IT DISOLVES ANY & ALL ORIGINALITY.

FUCK YOU, to any clothing brand, company & corporation who’s got a problem with who I am, what I believe in & how I express myself.

-Elliott Alexzander

cameronedison:

My submission for the Bandit Zine’s upcoming issue on FEMINISM and what it means to me

cameronedison:

My submission for the Bandit Zine’s upcoming issue on FEMINISM and what it means to me

sleepydumpling:

lizakateisgreat:

wiinga:

thisgingersnapsback:

let’s see tumblr get as excited about this as they did the totally “inclusive” white ~feminine~ rendition
$20 says nope 

I like how intimidating they look. 

Reblogging again.

Too awesome not to reblog again.

sleepydumpling:

lizakateisgreat:

wiinga:

thisgingersnapsback:

let’s see tumblr get as excited about this as they did the totally “inclusive” white ~feminine~ rendition

$20 says nope 

I like how intimidating they look. 

Reblogging again.

Too awesome not to reblog again.

Summer tunes yo.

Gorillaz - Amarillo

"Girls who run with the wolves aren’t here for boys to love."
— Unknown (via unculturedmag)
Anonymous asked: What is your ideal date?

Packing a backpack with glitter and chapstick and gum and plushies then dropping MDMA during the day and wandering through the Australian Museum holding hands.

popthirdworld:

This comic was an frikking epic to put together. Like my FB page for more! And share it to your FB buddies!

popthirdworld:

This comic was an frikking epic to put together. Like my FB page for more! And share it to your FB buddies!

newtownsyd:

Sorry for the absence!!!
Here’s an old photo of the famous ‘I Have A Dream’ mural on King Street in progress, August 1991 (from City of Sydney Archives // Photo taken by Juilee Pryor)

newtownsyd:

Sorry for the absence!!!

Here’s an old photo of the famous ‘I Have A Dream’ mural on King Street in progress, August 1991 (from City of Sydney Archives // Photo taken by Juilee Pryor)

bruisepristine-band:

Playing live at Chicks With Picks at The Townie, Newtown.

17 August 2014.

Photos by Liz Freeland.

manakahandmade:

#Streetart #Newtown #Australia 💜

More of my stuff.

manakahandmade:

#Streetart #Newtown #Australia 💜

More of my stuff.

manakahandmade:

#Streetart #Newtown #Australia 😴

Hey look its my piece.

manakahandmade:

#Streetart #Newtown #Australia 😴

Hey look its my piece.