The brand has a 100% “No Photoshop” policy, and takes pride in showcasing natural attributes such as body hair, cellulite, stretch marks, scars and freckles.
Bluestockings Boutique owner Jeanna Kadlec felt strongly about producing original imagery that would represent queer and trans bodies and identities in a realistic, respectful, body positive way.
He Said/We Said brings you masculine-of-center interpretations of the last Band of Outsiders collection at a gorgeous old-time paper mill in Vermont.
“But for change to happen, for the community I want to grow, someone has to stay. Someone has to wear the flannel not just because of its function.”
“It was more like breaking off a cast than ripping off a Band Aid. In a mound of gauze and drape, I buried the certain kind of girl I could no longer relate to.”
In this edition of He Said/ We Said, dapperQ features the masculine gender queer style of some amazing queers in Toronto!
I’m intrigued by the ways that makeup can be both feminizing and masculinizing, often at the same time. As I started working on this project, I realized that’s been true for a long time.
Black nail polish will inherit the earth.
Autostraddle team members felt the breeze to reaffirm that crop tops can be worn by any one with a bod.
Bright colors, eclectic prints and carefree dress are featured in this edition of He Said / We Said.
Including Autostraddle’s own Lydia and A-Camper Magda!
Part sapeur, part Janelle Monae, a recent spread from Blackattitude titled “Dandy Queens” is down-right stunning.
What do you wear when you want to feel amazing? How did you learn that it made you feel amazing?
The Ultimate Lesbian Sex Survey knows what you’ve got on underneath those jeans, and how that relates to your gender identity and presentation.
“Yes, the queers have always been a force in fashion, but they’ve been behind the scenes. Queer Fashion Week puts us in the spotlight. The mission was to showcase artists, stylists, and designers who create work for all body types and genders.”
If you need me between now and late fall, you can find me poolside, roadside, on the metro, at work, laying in the bench in my bay window, and grocery shopping in the same silhouette: a crop top and high-waisted bottoms.
To say that I’m infatuated with denim may be an understatement. In the name of experimentation, I hooked up with ASOS to test drive some “of the moment” jeans from their Denim Bar.
Buy this sh*t and tell the world your truths, god damn it.
On 30 November 2013, Crystal had a dream. Today, that dream is realized: anything you can buy from Hot Topic can make Autostraddle money.
We’ll be back in Cincy shortly, but in the meantime we have returned home to catch up with some of New York City’s finest dappers.