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5 Fashionable Ways to Signal Your Queer Girl Status. I get it grrrl.

5 Fashionable Ways to Signal Your Queer Girl Status

You all up in the club trying to pick up some nice lady to snuggle with (clothes optional), but you keep getting ignored because everyone thinks you are the straight friend that just came along for the homo-erotic ride. Trust me, I’ve been there, and it totally sucks! I know it’s tough to want to dress nice and get hit on by girls, especially when going out, without feeling like you have to dress like a fourteen-year-old boy.

FYI: I have nothing against this look (I steal my gf’s Land’s End shirts all the time), I just have more of an affinity towards dresses and heels and seeing the popularity of Modcloth on this site, I’m guessing many of ya’ll do too. Have no worries lil’ femme chick-adees, I’m here to give you the top 5 pieces of clothing to add to your wardrobe that will instantly spike up anyone’s gaydar without getting an Alternative Lifestyle Haircut. 1. 1. The white v-neck shirt is the ultimate staple for any queer woman’s wardrobe. 2. 1. 3. 1. Boyshorts 101: Your Complete Guide to Successful Underpants.

Here at Autostraddle, we feel a lady is at her best when she’s not wearing pants.

Boyshorts 101: Your Complete Guide to Successful Underpants

Furthermore, we’re struck by how many of us appreciate a certain style of underwear that is quite difficult to track down. See here’s the thing: boyshorts, if you haven’t noticed, have officially outpaced the thong-tha-thong-thong-thong and are now the most popular specialty style of women’s underthangs. Like the thong, boyshorts can be worn under pants sans-pantyline and UNLIKE the thong, boyshorts are mega-comfortable. Clearly we’ve documented our love for ladies-in-boyshorts (Girls in Boyshorts Part One, Girls in Boyshorts Part Two), and today we are going to tell you everything you need to know about getting some of your own. This is what we do for you. Welcome to Boyshorts 101. We’ve chosen our Top Three favorite brands and following that exposition we will share personal selections from passionate believers [aka the Autostraddle team/interns]. Also, we have a problem with the word “panties.” 1. 2.

Top 10 Lesbian Fashion & Style Icons. By riese & alex The term “Lesbian Chic” has been tossed around with relative abandon since 1993, when it was first popularly employed in response to heterosexual supermodel Cindy Crawford straddling lesbian k.d. lang on the cover of Vanity Fair.

Top 10 Lesbian Fashion & Style Icons

Madonna kisses a girl in the 90’s? Lesbian chic. Fashion/Style. Some important looks for Spring/Summer 2015 in no particular order: sheer stripes, mechanics’ suits, Chuck Taylors, lemon yellow, white cornflower blue and co-ordinates/suiting.


When I’m shopping for things that might be professional attire, I think it’s less soul-crushing when said items have cute animals on them, OR when I can sneak in accessories with cute animals on them. Aside from our deep Marceline feelings, however, is the plain and simple fact that Marceline has presented all over the fashion spectrum — from androgynous to straight-up femme — all while looking effortlessly like a rock star. But if you aren’t naturally masculine leaning in your sartorial choices, how do you let everyone know about your lady loving? What if all you want to do is wear traditionally “femme” clothing? Co-founder and photographer Gia Goodrich aims to empower women to feel beautiful no matter their gender expression or personal identity. Style Thief. Grab your shades, your suit and all the style you can muster.

Style Thief

We’re stripping down Esther Quek. Megan Rapinoe looks great in more than just jerseys. Let’s steal the style of one of the best dressed men in Hollywood. Body suits, high-waisted pants and big gold hoops? Beauty Q&A: Mystifying Dress Codes & The Great Bra Hunt. 1.

Beauty Q&A: Mystifying Dress Codes & The Great Bra Hunt

I have been invited to a charity party that I will be attending with coworkers, my boss, my boss's boss, and my boss's boss's boss. It's at a fancy restaurant with cocktails, a great DJ, the whole nine yards. BUT! The invitation says "Cocktail Chic" attire. What does this mean? First of all, whoever came up with "cocktail chic" watched too much Sex and the City (as if there's such a thing as "too much," RIGHT, LADIES?). Put a spell on them by wearing something unexpected! 2. So, my questions fall along two lines: Is this a terrible idea, and is brown-to-blonde just too complicated? Brown-to-blonde, or any-color-to-blonde, is the service keeping 99% of hair salons in business, so you shouldn't have a problem finding someone skilled to do this.

Since you're in a big city, check out Allure magazine's lists of the Best Colorists or Best Salons in major U.S. cities. Curvy Christina Hendricks. Tights. I wear tights a lot, so I get asked questions about them almost every day.


Sometimes twice a day, sometimes just once a day, and then a few days pass before there are any more tights questions. I am technically the most qualified person to share these VERY frequently asked questions about tights. Q: Why wear tights? A: Because it’s cold outside. Q: Yeah, but there are other options. Q: Can’t you just wear a Spanx bodysuit for that? ADVANCED STYLE. Style Thief: How To Dress Like Jenna Lyons. Welcome to the second installment of Style Thief, where I steal the clothes off queer style icons’ backs.

Style Thief: How To Dress Like Jenna Lyons

Metaphorically, that is.