The influencer and ‘STAR’ actor delivered loads of gems on the ESSENCE Fest Magnificence and Type stage.
Fashion will not be at all times about following traits -- generally it’s about creating them. And it’s at all times about being your self.
From drag to androgyny, breaking societal norms and gender roles has at all times been part of the style business. Nevertheless it wasn’t till just lately that we began to see inclusiveness accepted and proven within the mainstream.
Miss Lawrence is breaking all the principles and blazing trails for style flexibility as an everyday forged member of Fox’s hit present "Star" and a visitor star on Bravo's "Actual Housewives of Atlanta," the place he performs the modern and gender fluid Miss Bruce.
“I don’t consider in following pointers. I'm gender fluid or gender non-conformist,” Miss Lawrence declared on the 2017 ESSENCE Competition Magnificence & Type stage this previous weekend. “It means [I] don’t adhere to the social norms of society.”
And he by no means has.
The tv star hairstylist says being himself has at all times been pure to him. He thanks his dad and mom for that.
“I exude confidence as a result of my dad and mom made me really feel OK with being myself. Of course, that they had questions, however they by no means put me down.”
In the end, Miss Lawrence is grateful for the chance to be an inspiration to others within the LGBTQ neighborhood battling being themselves.
“Fashion flexibility and style fluidity are me. With the ability to play Miss Bruce is essential to me,” says Lawrence. “It’s not a few job. it’s a few motion.”