Joe Locke just broke down the rules of gendered dressing

Joe Locke is pushing his look. Since his star began to shine following a leading role in LGBTQ+ Netflix show Heartstopper, the 19-year-old actor has become a representative for expanding the boundaries of where menswear can and should go.

Last night at the Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, Locke pushed things further and slipped into a deep aqua suit from British label JW Anderson. But while he could easily have worn one of the label’s menswear looks, he decided to rock an outfit from the womenswear collection. The suit, which features the brand’s signature chain link detail to the side, was traditionally feminine in design with a drawn-in waist and sweeping curved lapels that gave it a subtle softness. Locke also went shirtless. Read more at GQ.