Interview with Soull and Dynasty Ogun

Interview with Soull and Dynasty Ogun

If you have been recently anywhere close to your computer, you have probably heard about or seen pictures of the dynamic duo, Dynasty and Soull Ogun.  These twins run their own clothes and jewelry lines, BRZÉ and Alkhemi9, bringing a spectacular and thoughtful approach to fashion design.  Mirroring their tastes for blurred lines of gender, they […]

YSL Casts Female Model for Menswear Campaign

YSL Casts Female Model for Menswear Campaign

Hedi Slimane, the creative director of the high-end luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent, has selected Dutch model Saskia de Brauw to front the campaign for their spring/summer 2013 menswear collection. This comes on the heels of female model Casey Legler being signed to Ford Models exclusively as a male model. Dean Mayo Davies of  Dazed […]

V Magazine's "Studs" Editorial

V Magazine's "Studs" Editorial

V magazine recently published “Studs,” a multi-media fashion editorial featuring masculine presenting lesbians, gender-queers, and trans men. The editorial showcased spectacular photo images and video documenting the beauty and power of the self-identified stud models who participated in shoot. V magazine’s intro to “Studs” reads: “A GENTLE POETRY ENVELOPES THESE FANTASTIC BODIES—ATHLETES, ARTISTS, LOVERS—WHO ARE […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Daughter's Hair

Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Daughter's Hair

In February, singer Willow Smith, daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, debuted a new buzz-cut that caused quite a stir. Photo Credit: Getty Images Critics questioned why her parents would “allow” such a “drastic” change, saying “so much for” the longer locks that inspired Willow’s 2010 hit, “I Whip My Hair.” But, Jada […]

Interview with Queer B.O.I.S.

Interview with Queer B.O.I.S.

Increasing visibility of masculine-of-center lesbians, masculine presenting genderqueers, and transgender men with respect to fashion is just one piece of the empowerment puzzle. Over the past few years, we have seen a (much needed) proliferation of menswear style blogs dedicated to this niche market. However, this population has been shut out of many other spaces […]