Celebrating Queer Voices in Fashion
Yesterday, the Supreme Court deemed the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. What a way to set off the weekend’s Pride celebrations! With the fanfare, comes the fashion, an open playground for redefinition, expression and outlandish style. There’s sure to be rainbow regalia, wigs, glitter, leather, heels and muscle tees galore. It prompted me to think about high fashion’s relationship to queer style. To outsiders, it seems fashion’s kings are gay male designers, the fabulous creators of straight female threads. I started to wonder about labels and designers outside of this well-known dichotomy.
Benetton's Latest Campaign Features Actual Clothing, Stars Lea T, Alek Wek, Charlotte Free and More
Benetton ads are always thought-provoking though they rarely make us think about actually shopping there. Until now.
Things You'll Find in Philipp Plein's New Campaign: Terry Richardson, Lea T, and Twin Brothers Making Out
If there's a formula for creating an ad campaign with shock value, then Philipp Plein has mastered it. Headline-making transgendered model Lea T? Check. Two dudes (who appear to be related to each other) making out? Check. A Delevingne? Check. Terry Richardson? Double check.
A Gorgeous Post-op Lea T. Opens and Closes Philipp Plein in Milan
Following her fairly recent gender reassignment surgery, the fashion world's most prominent (and gorgeous) transgender model Lea T.'s career is still going strong. She popped up on the last day of Milan Fashion Week yesterday, opening and closing Philipp Plein.
Transgender Model Lea T. Makes Her First Post-Op Runway Appearance
Lea T. took to the runway in São Paulo Saturday night in celebration of Elle Brazil's 24th anniversary--but her turn on the catwalk marked an impor