You would fear the worst at the thought of the somewhat androgenous
Annie Lennox wearing a gown by the erratic Stella McCartney.
These photos are from the usually androgenous
fashion runways, but Lane Byrant has long learnt to ignore the 'thin is in' idea.
It has been proposed that a high pre-conceptual Waist--Hip ratio (WHR) is a good predictor of male offspring, and so in cultures that value male children, an androgenous
body shape may be judged as most attractive (Manning, Anderton & Washington, 1996; Manning, Trivers, Singh & Thornhill, 1999; Singh and Zambarano, 1997).
Others, of a more androgenous
nature, take the whole thing rather more seriously by parading in exquisite sequined costumes that must have taken them simply hours to make.
So, until we become an androgenous
race and all wander around in Star Trek-style uniforms, checking on our foetus's growing maturity in the man-made womb in the lab, I'll shave my armpits as long as you wear the trousers.
style is big news this season with everyone from Madonna to Britney Spears adopting it.
No decision has yet been taken on whether it will be androgenous
, male or female.
Groomed and polished, shimmery and strong, all these retro shapes work well with slicked back, quiffed or pony-tailed hair for an androgenous