Get Your Turtleneck On

Get Your Turtleneck On

Anonymous asked: "I really love turtlenecks. But I am having trouble figuring what else to wear with them. And are they ok? or are the 50s over, stylistically speaking? Any ideas?"

50’s Fashion is NOT over! Whether you’re going for classic soft boi or tea-sipping femme, turtlenecks will send the queers through the roof. Since they are more casual, many people like to dress them up a bit (blazers, jewelry, fancy pants.) But, going for a casual look in itself is perfectly respectable.

Aside from showing you the obvious teenage heartthrob popstars: 

(source: thelocals.dk) <— great street style blog!

(source: thelocals.dk<— great street style blog!

queer fashion turtlenecks
queer fashion turtlenecks

(source:models.comJosefien Rodermans, Rush Magazine, April 2012

queer fashion turtlenecks

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queer fashion turtlenecks

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queer fashion turtlenecks

(source: geekfabriek.nl) J. Crew Fall 2011

queer fashion turtlenecks
queer fashion turtlenecks

(source: ohlalamag.com) Janice Fronimakis for Italian label Canali

queer fashion turtlenecks

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queer fashion turtlenecks

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As Qwear's Founding Editor, Sonny’s work centers around envisioning a future in which the clothing people wear does not dictate their chances of survival. Sonny was awarded 2015 dapperQ of the Year and was the first trans blogger to be sponsored by Topman. In March 2016, Sonny spoke at South by South West's first official queer fashion panel.