Personal Style

Miss. Androgynous

I don’t know what it is lately but I have been really into the whole androgynous feel of fashion. With the help of female fashionistas like Grace Jones, Omahyra Mota (she was in those Rocawear ads) and Janelle Monae, I finally gained the confidence to reveal my take on the masculine trend. A few days ago, I got together with my fellow fashionista friend Zac (check out his Instagram here) and we went on an adventure beginning on Whyte Ave until we ended up at the bottom of the high level bridge. Apparently there’s a really cool trail you can follow under the bridge that overlooks the city.  Zac had his Nikon camera hanging on his right shoulder and, well, you know what that means? OOTD Shoot! After a few test shots, a few lipstick applications, and a wet booty from sitting in leaves, Zac and I managed to capture some androgynous shots.If you like taking fashion risks, let me take this opportunity to advise you on the three clothing garments that will help boost your androgynous confidence:

1.) Boyfriend Jeans 2.) Oxfords 3.) Black Velvet Blazer.

Each garment is a masculine feature on its own. The boyfriend jeans add a distressed look due to the baggyness. A tip that I use with my distressed denim is to roll up the ankles if the jeans are too long. It helps create more height when paired with heels or flat shoes. Oxfords were originally suited for men but became accessible to females during the 1920’s. Regardless of your style choices, oxfords create an elegant look with the help of contrasting designs. Please excuse the cuts on my ankles for these bad boys do leave marks from the studs. This beautiful blazer by Alexander Wang boosted my confidence meter not because of the iconic brand name, but of the velvet material. You almost feel like a queen walking through the corridors of whichever historic castle (MacLean Castle in Scotland?) Check out my androgynous look below and feel free to comment below.


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Love the Look?

Blazer: Alexander Wang | Shirt: Zara Man | Denim: Zara | Oxfords: G.H Brass & Co | Bag: Nine West | LOVE Necklace: Cinnamon Girl | Earrings: Dynamite | Watch: Marc by Marc Jacobs

About Camille

STYLE YOUR LIFE XO is a lifestyle blog aimed to inspire readers to STYLE their lives in the dopest way possible. Creator and founder, Camille MacLean uses this blog to showcase her personal style, love of streetwear culture and hip-hop, travel destinations, working with brands that match her persona and the important life lessons that she's acquired throughout her journey. She strongly believes that every individual is responsible for creating the ultimate life for themselves not in terms of writing a book, but LIVING it to the fullest. She hopes to provide readers with more visual content plus show young creatives how she styles her life. For all business inquiries and creative collaborations, please email Camille at XO

5 comments on “Miss. Androgynous

  1. You’ve captured the essence of androgyny .. the ripped boyfriend jeans are amazing and the blazer makes me itch to run my hands down the velvet! Great outfit, guuurl 🙂

    By the way, my sister and I are new bloggers and we would love it if you could check out our blog, thanks! |


    • Thank you so mch for your lovely comments girls! This was probably one of my favourite #ootds because it was so out of my comfort zone. Its okay to be a bit of a tomboy once in a while 🙂 I just had a sneak peek at your blog and i love your style! Way to capture the essence of the 90’s and make it your own! Look forward to seeing more blog posts from you two groovy sistas! Thanks so much!! |

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  2. Really like the look. It’s a bit of challenge to go “masculine” but love how you did it.


  3. Thanks girl! You’re so right, it is hard to go a little bit “masculine” you just got to have the confidence. Nothing wrong with stepping outside the box!


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