Victor Victoria

Throwback classics and thrift store finds blend masculinity with a vintage primness.

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Laura Baker-Finch, 18

Student, Australia
Wearing: Vintage, found at a thrift store for $15.
What do you like about this shoe style? I think vintage shoes look a lot nicer than shoes today. They’re long-lasting and go with a lot of things.
How do you feminize your outfit around it? With a dress and cute socks.
Why is menswear such a perennial trend? I think girls get tired of being girly. A mix of fashion gives more edge.

Laura Baker-Finch, 18

Abby Scantlen, 28

Hairstylist, Ohio
Wearing: Bass, found in a thrift shop in Ohio for $8.
What do you like about this shoe style? I’ve always liked the androgynous look. Men can wear it, women can wear it.
How do you feminize your outfit around it? With a dress and tights.
What’s next on your shoe-shopping list? A good, tall, warm pair of boots.

Abby Scantlen, 28

Christina Wasserman, 19

Student, New York
Wearing: Ariat, bought for $80 at a vintage store.
What do you like about this shoe style? Menswear is the trend right now—high ankle boots, brown leather, worn in. And they’re good for walking, which I do a lot.
Why is menswear such a perennial trend? There’s something bold about it, but also refined.
What’s next on your shoe-shopping list? Not heels.

Christina Wasserman, 19

Alejandra Araujo, 17

Student, New York
Wearing: Capezio, got from Etsy.com $20.
What do you like about this shoe style? It’s unisex and goes with a lot.
How do you feminize your outfit around it? I wear skinny jeans or fitted clothing and accessorize with necklaces and scarves.
Why is menswear such a perennial trend? It’s a universal look, like Annie Hall’s. 

Alejandra Araujo, 17

Shoshana Rosenthal, 22

Waitress, Los Angeles
Wearing: Unknown, bought in Philly for $110.
What do you like about this shoe style? They make me feel powerful.
How do you feminize your outfit around it? I don’t have to. My body’s feminine.
Why is menswear such a perennial trend? Because women are trying to be androgynous and take a bit of control in this day and age.

Shoshana Rosenthal, 22

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