Buying a bra isn’t always the easiest thing. This can be especially true if you’re a trans woman, and even more so if you transitioned later in life. But don’t worry, I’ve got some tips to help you out.
“I’m also embracing my tomboy/blue jean/lazy femme realness more and more each day. This means if I’m going to spend monies on something, it better be perfect for all of my skipping and hopping around the gender presentation spectrum.”
Whether you are considering binding for yourself, have been binding for years but want to learn more about binder brands and health, or want to prepare to support your friends and loved ones, you’ve come to the right place.
The truth is that it can be more than a bit intimidating to shop for lingerie, especially if you are just starting out. To get you started, here are 6 things that I always try to think about when I’m lingerie shopping.
It’s Bra Week on Autostraddle! Read all about it and kick off the celebrations with a mega-gallery of grrrls and bois in a variety of over-the-shoulder-boulder-holders and otherwise-inclined brasseries.
Only a set reminiscent of a Dexter crime scene would suffice in capturing the killer outfits we have for you this quarter.
As a fellow queerdo and style oriented lady, I’d love to talk to you (yes, you) about developing your personal style.
Make a note on the back of your hand or the back of your girlfriend’s hand or write this on your cat for all I care: Jogger pants. Jogger pants are the future.
“Let’s talk about how to layer some really fun pieces in a few different ways, and by fun I mean clothes with kittens on them.”
Autostraddle chatted with Eve Lindley and Ryley Pogensky, two models from “Brothers, Sisters, Sons & Daughters,” about what brought them to the shoot and how it’s keeping them around.
“Once my people were maligned; tonight we are the talk of the town.”
First things first: There is absolutely no such thing as Valentine’s Day style.
The DapperQ Fashion Show, is an act of revolt. It’s a fist in the air for dykes, queer people, gender neutral people, trans people, all the fucking fabulous beautiful people to shout We belong here and We will create our own spaces.
Who doesn’t have a friend who insists on throwing parties at their apartment despite the fact that they always keep the heat at 50 degrees and leave the back door open so her cat can get out? With that in mind, I present to you just the warmest coolest outfit for when it’s still cold inside the party.
The polar vortex is the reason everyone is suffering through -25 degree weather right now! I assume this means cool people in larger cities are maybe throwing a polar vortex party in which it is most definitely understood that you will sleep over because it’s too cold to leave.
This year I’m going to test out all my crazy new styles right in the middle of snow storms. Starting with thigh-high stockings over tights.
Two versions of the LBD! Whether you’ll be at a cozy house party with good friends or a big crowded nightclub with champagne showers at midnight, you ought to think about getting dressed up.
“I’m going to talk to you about my favorite things of the moment: looking terrifying (but also festive! Holiday appropriate!) and suits. Also: short hair. I feel like we all may have these things in common, maybe?”
Whether you’re going to your company’s holiday party or your uncle’s annual Christmas Eve bash you had better plan on looking fresh. Who knows? There could be mistletoe!
Somewhere between “What’s that slob doing with our kid?” and “What’s that hoity-toity fancy pants doing with our kid?” is “What an adorable couple! Here’s a little brandy for your eggnog, cutie pies.” That’s the sweet spot. That’s where you want to be.