All items thrifted in PA
Submitted by Emily
All items thrifted in PA
Submitted by Emily
I was at a party the other day and a gay boy walked in with the most fabulous kelly green holdall and I thought, omg I love it. I’m going to do a holdall/duffle post. These are great if you want to impress that cute queer at the gym or are going on a weekend trip and have a medium amount of things to bring.
Bryson Gym Bag, available at J. Crew for $98
Recycled-Sail seabags! Made from 100% recycled sail cloth, and customizable! Available at Resails for $159.
Kelly Green Duffle bag, available at Knockaround for $16. OR LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN JUST LIKE IT HERE.
The arrival of fall means getting to wear more things we love on the same day. A reader wrote asking for button-up layering ideas for the impending cold weather. This particular Anon wanted ideas for boyish looks, but I figured I’d open it up to more gender presentations. Here are some ideas for your muse:
Also, while I was doing research, I discovered some more awesome fashion sites. They aren’t specifically queer, but they have beautiful photos:
As I may have mentioned, brightly colored pants are so in right now. Kiyomi picked hers up at Gap, which happens to be my favorite place to shop for pants. Gap pants are affordable, often on sale, and have a range of fits. I really like the fit of the boy pants in the women’s section, and I keep spotting jerks on the street showing me up in the same ones. And looking great in them. Other good places to get bright pants are Express, J.Crew, ASOS, H&M, and Topman.
Oh hey queers, since we’re on the subject. I put color tags too, so you can search for outfits with a particular color. It’s pretty fun times: Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Aqua, Mint, Orange, Teal, Pink, Navy, Purple
Got any more fun colorful outfits to show us? Submit!
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Drooling over ties is something that I do about 80% of the time. (And the other 20% goes to shoes.)
I mostly shop for ties at department stores like Loehmanns, Macy’s, Marshalls; all those big discount places. They usually have fancy ones on sale. I’ve gotten some gorgeous finds for just $10. I also recommend checking out Ebay. Put This On has does these great posts called “eBay Roundups” where they tell you the best eBay finds, including ties. It’s kind of magical.
When it comes to tiespiration, these are the ones I’ve been all over lately:
Nep Wool Tie, by Gant Rugger, available at Gant
Blue Floral Printed Tie, available at Pocket Square Clothing
Thin-Stripe Silk Tie, available at J. Crew
Bradley Tie, available at Club Monaco
Alexander Olch, The Walter Plaid Wool Tie
I’m starting to evolve my style past dapper prep to dapper preppy boy who likes baseball. As evidenced by a Club Monaco wool hat, socks with shorts, and primary american-esque colors. obvi.
Gant is one of those brands that I want to marry and have little Gant-Sonia babies with. Their preppy European-inspired wonderment comes in only the fanciest and softest materials. I know what you’re thinking… if only they they had some sweet-ass sales that were like a quarter of the orignal price. QWEAR HAS YOU COVERED.
Rugger Beach Boys Stripe Shirt, available at ASOS for $129.35
Rugger Summer Chino, available at ASOS for $73.30
Chunky Stripe Socks, available at ASOS for $21.56
Cotton Twill Flared Skirt, available at Yoox for £18.00
The Rugger Polo, available at Barneys New York for $59
Super Knit Tie, available at Gant for $68
Laced Shoes (yes, these are women’s shoes!) available at Yoox for $118
Gingham Check Button Front Shirt, available at Barneys New York for $59
Anonymous asked: My friends and family always make fun of me for matching colors. It is true i do tend to match color alot to the point where i even color co-ordinate my underwear lol. But i don’t know how to clash colors successfully :/ How can i pick items that go together without having to worry about how the colors match?
Have you ever seen color swatches? Or “palettes?” If you haven’t, they’re collections of colors across the spectrum that go well together. With clothes, palettes get even more interesting because there are layers and textures. The deal is finding palettes that you like; these can range from 2 colors (pink and blue) or many (like dark blue, light blue, coral, forest green, light green, mustard, etc.). The important thing with color and clothing is remembering the visual statement that a given outfit gives. Your outfit shouldn’t say, “I know my colors and I can match!” Your outfit should be a reflection of you. It should convey your unique sense of self. Pick items that reflect you and work well together. Start with the “palette” and see where it takes you!
Check out the website Color Scheme Designer. It automatically creates color palettes. You can play around with it and get ideas for color schemes. Then just observe outfits you like and take note of the colors, shades, and materials. And think about why it works. Also, don’t be afraid to take risks!
This outfit makes use of the complimentary colors blue and orange. (source: onemanstyle.com)
This outfit uses colors that are close together — blue and green — and then adds a dash of yellow as a highlight color. (source: 22g.tumblr.com)
Model Katherine Roll makes use of the primary colors in this bright and bold ensemble. Sometimes all you need to carry out bold colors is a smile to show that you love what you’re wearing. (Source: modelmayhem.com)
Related posts: Green Light: Mixing Black and Brown
A reader recently wrote in, “I have a lot of oxford and fancy pants-type shoes, but I am lacking in casual street shoes. I like vans and converse, but I want something that everyone else isn’t wearing.” It’s true. Some of us just like to separate ourselves from the crowd with our footwear. Here are some sneakers I really like that you don’t see every day.
ASOS retro sneakers, available at ASOS for $34.06 (Available in several color options)
Diesel A-head Casual Shoe, available at Revolve Clothing for $95
Gola Quicksand Canvas Sneakers, available at ASOS for $54
Twins For Peace Classic Canvas Sneakers, on sale at ASOS for $47.68
Ted Baker Horto Leather Sneakers, on sale at ASOS for $95.37
Holly Three Low Energie Sneakers, on sale at Energie for £41.00
Veja Mediterranee Ice Cinza, available at Farfetch for $82
Tretorn® Canvas T56 Sneakers, available at J. Crew for $68
Peu, available at Camper for $165
Annie from Salt Lake City sports cute skater-inspired styles, a partial buzz cut, annnndddd the most beautiful tattoo I’ve ever seen.
Tank top: Old Navy
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