Jaden Smith is the androgynous hero today's society needs.
The 17-year-old (who turns 18 tomorrow!) is boldly himself in a world where individuality is heavily praised, but then crushed anytime it rears its head.
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Jaden doesn't let that bother him, and he's even happy to be the fall guy so that others can feel comfortable sharing their uniqueness with the world.
His individuality is also highly evident on the cover of Nylon magazine's August issue, with Jaden wearing an Isabel Marant lace turtleneck and studded Gucci denim jacket.
He's also the first guy to appear solo on the front of the mag!
In the accompanying interview, the model and actor explains his philosophy:
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