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What A Drag: Fashion’s Top 10 Gender-Bending Moments

Following an incredibly bourgeois (and yes, Cathy Horyn, stunningly beautiful) Downton Abbey-esque showing for Louis Vuitton at Paris Fashion Week complete with a fully functioning locomotive, women in oversized hats, and the Marie Antoinette-worthy assertion that “No girl will carry a bag this season, it will be carried for her," legendary designer Marc Jacobs showed up at the opening of his own exhibit at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs wearing, by all accounts, a fairly casual (but bright!) pink polo dress. Jacobs' nontraditional look inspired at least one fashion writer in the tri-state area to wonder: who else in fashion has crossed gender lines in the name of haute couture?