Style Thief: How To Dress Like Lesbian Jesus Hayley Kiyoko

Hayley Kiyoko is Lesbian Jesus and she dresses like it. She’s got an awesome androgynous/masc look that stands out because it doesn’t rely on traditional “menswear-inspired” pieces. Another part of what makes her such a lesbian icon is that she directs her own videos, and so she’s able to use the language and cues that queer women are looking for. She picks styles and looks that queer women actually wear, looks that are at the forefront of lesbian and queer fashion, intentionally playing into the queer gaze. Hayley looks like she’s confident not only in her queerness, but in her hotness as well, and that’s a look everyone should steal.


Ms. Steal Your Girl

This is Hayley’s look from her “Curious” video. She’s a dreamboat and a little bit of a heartbreaker. This look is largely about your face and your dance moves, but also it’s about a pair of green sweats, a white sports bra, a cute Hawaiian shirt barely buttoned up at all and a pink jacket to top it all off.


High School Outcast

In order to nail Hayley’s perfect high school look from her “Gravel to Tempo” video, you absolutely need to start with the jean jacket. You’re the high schooler who doesn’t really fit in anywhere but is for sure going to win the heart of one of the popular girls. Match that jacket with some cute shorts and a color block tee and you’re gonna make all the girls stare.


Gonna Give You Feelings

In her video for “Feelings,” Hayley is out at night in a look that is both great for all your dancing and hardcore flirting needs. This look is monotone and dark, so you’ve got to rely on your attitude to make it pop.


Dreamin’ Bout You

For this lowkey look from Hayley’s seductive “Sleepover” video, you only need a pair of ripped jeans, a dad sweater and a girl to dream about.


Cover Girl

This last look is Hayley’s iconic look from her upcoming debut album Expectations. This is a look. I want to see lesbians in every city dressed like this, please.


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Mey Valdivia Rude is a bisexual Latina trans woman living in Los Angeles. She's a writer, comic consultant and a trans activist. She's a bruja, a femme, a pop princess and she loves comic books, witches, dinosaurs and crying. She has a cat named Sawyer and a very successful twitter.

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16 Comments

  1. Ellen is Lesbian Jesus. She had a career, after her coming out it was dead for a while, then was resurrected and ascended to an even higher point than before.
    All the while preaching that people be nice to each other.
    Bronwyn Lundberg’s Lesbian ‘The Last Supper’ Painting Features Ellen DeGeneres And Other Gay Icons agrees with me.

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