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Robert Pattinson is Not Alone

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jan 11, 2009
‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson recently divulged that he wasn’t always the well-dressed young man that he is now. “Up until I was 12, my sisters used to dress me up as a girl and introduce me as Claudia,” Pattinson told The Sun.

Lucy, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do--or not, as the case may be. While gender-bending fashion certainly isn’t new, in recent years it’s been embraced by the fashion community. Both Prada and John Galliano sent men down the runway in gender-bending fashions to great acclaim. In fashion magazines, cross-dressing editorials appeared in Vogue Homme Japan and V Magazine. Robert Pattinson and his cross-dressing childhood is among some pretty heavy hitters in the fahsion world.

Check out some of the ways cross-dressing and gender-bending fashions have bubbled up from the underground scene.