Stunning “Dandy Queens” Photo Spread Reimagines Herstory

Part sapeur, part Janelle Monae, a recent spread from Blackattitude magazine titled “Dandy Queens” is down-right stunning. The French magazine calls upon Calamity Jane, Dr. Mary Walker and Jo March for a historical (and visual) reinterpretation. The three become dashing, dapper, handsomely stylish folks. Bold and visually dense, you can take a look at the editorial over at Blackattitude.

all photos from Blackattitude

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Lydia O

Lydia Okello is a feminist, body positive, queer personal style blogger. On her website Style is Style, she showcases her panache for bright colors and power clashing. When she isn't pawing over Samantha Pleet collections on Tumblr, she's dreaming about havin' a kitten of her own one day. You can find her on Twitter, Tumblr and on her personal blog.

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  1. The photos obviously had to be cropped to leave out THE LEGIONS OF US AT THEIR FEET.

    We are all swooning.

  2. Love this style. Cannot get enough of those bow ties, and that hair is just lovely and perfect.

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