Category Archives: Shawna Elizabeth

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Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

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Everyday Lingerie

As much as I love clothing, I am equally enamored with undergarments. The right underpinnings add polish to a look, are classic and “ladylike,” and can provide an unparalleled sense of confidence. I love the ritual of getting dressed and

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Beware of Young Girls: A Tribute to Teenage Tavi

When I first started reading The Style Rookie, Tavi Gevinson was a precocious 12-year-old who compiled exceptional mood boards and collages. Since then she has developed into an eccentric and influential fashion icon, as well as an outspoken feminist. My heart

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Beware of Young Girls: A Tribute to Teenage Tavi

When I first started reading The Style Rookie, Tavi Gevinson was a precocious 12-year-old who compiled exceptional mood boards and collages. Since then she has developed into an eccentric and influential fashion icon, as well as an outspoken feminist. My heart

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I Want Your Skull: Grown-Up Goth

Although we may present a sophisticated sartorial face to the world, many of us still feel punk in our hearts. The “grown-up goth” look is all about elevating an edgy aesthetic. I still have an affinity for the morbid and

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I Want Your Skull: Grown-Up Goth

Although we may present a sophisticated sartorial face to the world, many of us still feel punk in our hearts. The “grown-up goth” look is all about elevating an edgy aesthetic. I still have an affinity for the morbid and

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G.I.V.E.N.C.H.Y: Not Your Audrey Hepburn House Anymore

Givenchy is the fashion house classically associated with Audrey Hepburn’s ladylike polish and gamine wardrobe. But since 2005 Riccardo Tisci has been at the helm, elevating the brand BEYOND BEYOND. Androgynous influences, these designs are never wholly masculine or feminine. Tisci

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G.I.V.E.N.C.H.Y: Not Your Audrey Hepburn House Anymore

Givenchy is the fashion house classically associated with Audrey Hepburn’s ladylike polish and gamine wardrobe. But since 2005 Riccardo Tisci has been at the helm, elevating the brand BEYOND BEYOND. Androgynous influences, these designs are never wholly masculine or feminine. Tisci

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Yves Saint Laurent, the Women’s Tux, and a Queer Love for the Ages in “L’Amour Fou”

The cultural zeitgeist may be increasingly determined by what is streaming on Netflix “Watch Instantly.” On the upside, Netflix has allowed me access to many excellent fashion-related documentaries. For instance right now you can watch Bill Cunningham New York, The

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Yves Saint Laurent, the Women’s Tux, and a Queer Love for the Ages in “L’Amour Fou”

The cultural zeitgeist may be increasingly determined by what is streaming on Netflix “Watch Instantly.” On the upside, Netflix has allowed me access to many excellent fashion-related documentaries. For instance right now you can watch Bill Cunningham New York, The

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House of Luxery-Legay

Majestic Legay is a trans/genderqueer femme who blogs about style, sex, gender, relationships, whiteness, body politics and self-love. They mix theoretically informed queer criticism with personal writings on activism, art, and aesthetics. Jessica Luxery met Majestic through Tumblr and recently expatriated to

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House of Luxery-Legay

Majestic Legay is a trans/genderqueer femme who blogs about style, sex, gender, relationships, whiteness, body politics and self-love. They mix theoretically informed queer criticism with personal writings on activism, art, and aesthetics. Jessica Luxery met Majestic through Tumblr and recently expatriated to

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Red Lipsticks I Have Known

I recently saw this ad: The line: “Just because I wear lipstick doesn’t mean I’m not confident” implies that a person would wear lipstick out of insecurity, too scared to brave it “au natural.” Contrary to this perception, I believe

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Red Lipsticks I Have Known

I recently saw this ad: The line: “Just because I wear lipstick doesn’t mean I’m not confident” implies that a person would wear lipstick out of insecurity, too scared to brave it “au natural.” Contrary to this perception, I believe