We’re bringing back the iconic Autostraddle series “What I Wore” – now starring Shelli Nicole! Join the ride as she navigates fashion as a black femme and finding what makes her feel … well… HOT.
They’re beauty and they’re grace, they’re puppers from outer space!
I’m a big fan of coffee dates. When I think of my favorite coffee shops, my mind conjures up warmth and texture. Taking inspiration from that feeling, I put together two outfits, paying special attention to texture and flow.
The babe behind the buckles is Emma Alamo — a queer creator, a recovering alcoholic, a proud power bottom and business owner with serious hustle. Emma welcomed me into her studio and talked about social media, body image and building a career selling bondage gear.
By making a few careful swaps, you can stay comfortable in what you’re wearing without sacrificing any style points.
No, but really, who can be trusted in a CVS?
Deciding how formal an event will be is something more of an art than a science in 2019, here’s how to mix and match to the find right look for every occasion.
Whatever your feelings about consumerism and capitalism, we think that you’ll agree — it would be great if some of those funds found their way into people of color owned businesses and communities. Spread the joy of economic responsibility, racial justice — and really cute earrings — this holigay season.
The 7 best online options for the gayest and coziest holiday pajamas for femmes, butches, androgynous dykes, and everyone in between.
Those of us with a football loving girlfriend, wife, friend, or coworker, know that from September to January — all conversations lead back to the field. Get yourself in the game with a versatile football themed outfit.
Introducing our new series: Basic Butch Style! Showcasing timeless masculine of center classics for every occasion. First up, how to master that rugged brewery aesthetic without looking like you just hiked there.
Is it not a gay badge of honor to be tired and sad and drained and to still exist?
“Swaddled in cardigans, ensconced in sweaters— Mommis are at their most powerful when the temperature drops below 70 degrees. In their honor, here is a fall fashion guide that will allow you to usurp some of their power for your own!”
I’ve been looking for myself in mainstream fashion shows for 30 years, and the very first thing Rihanna did in her moment was say, “I got you sis.”
With the golden age of women’s red-carpet suiting upon us, who is queer fashion for?
“It’s 1999. You’re Julia Roberts. Your hair is indisputably glorious. You should absolutely put on a cowboy hat. What will you wear with it? No, incorrect. It’s a very busy top from the Gilmore Girls Strong Print collection, pegged jeans and sensible shoes.”
Autostraddle sent Reneice Charles and Molly Adams to capture the spirit of the sixth annual dapperQ fashion show at Brooklyn Museum; here are Reneice’s reflections and Molly’s photographs.
Can blue hair help you chill out?
Indie queer stores rarely have the cash-on-hand to make Pride-specific tees, but they’re still loaded with Pride-appropriate tees. Slogans include Lavender Menace, Magic Black Femme, Box Eater, Radical Indigenous Queer Feminist, Queer and Forever Here and SO MUCH MORE!
“I love classical tailoring but I worry that maybe it comes across as a bit stuffy and boring? I want to convince myself, and ideally other people, that I’m hot and I’ve got a lot to offer.”