Trish Kerle says as a butch-identified lesbian who wears clothing that reflects that identity, she is very intentional in how she dresses.
"There's a monolog about a purse. It sounds dumb, but it spoke to me in surpsinginly moving way." Constance Macy
"That’s why fashion is so fascinating and interesting, because it reflects something that is happening, that will happen or has happened." - Erich Biehle
Our reliance on social proof is so inherent to our nature that we're unsure as to the origin of our own tastes. A current fashion trend provides a case study.