Index

A

Accessories
Ace
Activists
Adidas
Allison Graham
A.L. Major
Alok Vaid-Menon
Alysse Dalessandro
Anna Rae
Androgyny
Angie Chuang
Anita Dolce Vita
Anthony Urbano
Ascots
Ashley Yielding
Athletic Wear

B

Backpacks
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Basics
Bass
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Beyoncé
Bing
Bindis
bklyn boihood
Boi
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Butch

C

Cee Sando
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Courtney Stirn
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D

Dapper
DapperQ
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Desi
Dev Blair
Devin-Norelle
People with Disabilities
Dismantle Me
Dove
Dreads
Dr. Martens
Drag
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E


Eco Friendly
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Elders (55 +)
Engagements
Esther Quek
Events
Everlane
Express

F

Fanny Packs
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Fit
Fit For a Femme
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Fossil

G


Gender Expression
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Green
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H

Hair
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I


Indigenous
Indochino
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J


Jack Tar 207
Jaime Marie Estrada
Janelle Monáe
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Jari Jones
Jaypix
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K


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L


Lace 
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Leon Wu
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LOL
LuzMarina

M


Make Up
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N


Natural Hair
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Nordstrom
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O


Orange
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P


Paisley
PANSEXUAL
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Q


QTIPoC
Qweary
Qwearly Dashing

R


Rainbow
Rayban
Red
Red Wings
Refashion Qwear
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Runway
Rupi
Ryley Rubin Pogensky

S

Saint Harridan
Sam Murray
Sarah Champagne
Sarah Rose
Sean/ Ex-Southern Belle
Seersucker
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Spring
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Summer
Sun Sun
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T

Tailoring
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Teal
Teens (14-19)
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Top Button Swag
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TyA Roze

U

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V

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Vegan

W

Watches
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Winter
White Outfits
Xanh Tran

Y

Yellow

Z


Zara

Best of Qwear Awards 2018

Best of Qwear Awards 2018

At the end of every calendar year, Qwear is humbled to honor our contributors and guests with awards in writing, photography, activism, style, and make up.

This is our way of thanking people who went above and beyond, providing extraordinary work that assists Qwear in our mission to expand LGBTQIA+ visual representation.

Note: This year, we’ve changed the “quotes” category to “writing” and the “outfits” category to “style.”

Writing

"I am my name.
No one cares when you're Black.
It's not enough.
Being Black is always less.
Be less, worth less,
Being Black is always more.
Pay more, try more, be more, do more —
Than the person next to you."

 

"Purple sari clad caught by the moonlight, it illuminates the meaning of our last name. I know I am not that beautiful brown-skinned boy you always wanted, but I am your grandchild of mixed-race decent adorned in the bangles and bindis you used to wear."

 

"See, I don’t want my curls to be something you can stomach, another vaguely ethnic dish for white eyes to consume.

"My curls are something your combs cannot tame, your brushes cannot beat back, your razors cannot cut down.

"My curls are twisted and kinky and they like to play rough."

Photography

Brian Hart

Model: Maria Carter
Stylist: Madison Cashman
Assistant: Eric Bell

Gra Photography

Models: Alysse Dalessandro and Giovonni Santiago
Hair: Sarah Delaine
Makeup: Erin Thomas

Ready to Stare at these AMAZING Engagement Photos?!

Ready to Stare at these AMAZING Engagement Photos?!

Activism

"We are a nation built off the backs of slaves. We are a country that does not honor their names — hell, we rarely gave them that basic human right. We ignore our history while repeating it every fucking day. Slavery is over? Look at our prison system, which houses 22% of the worlds' prisoners. No more Jim Crow? Consider the amount of POC who can’t vote because they have criminal records, or have the misfortune of living in heavily gerrymandered districts."

 

"When we see representations of queer fashion in the media, we still see mostly thin bodies. This lack of visibility not only doesn’t paint a clear picture of the LGBTQIA+ community, but it isolates plus size babes who want to see someone who looks like them represented in queer fashion."

 

"We still live in a white supremacist, racist, patriarchal, transphobic, and homophobic society. But amidst that, I hope little Black girls and queers can see me, see Shanel and her dope ass style, and see the way she captured me and so many others, and the way I capture my subjects as a photographer. They can look at us, those who we give homage to, and so many others, and smile, the way we needed to back then."

 

"Please don’t let the fatigue around our rape-obsessed culture and triggering news destroy your willingness to fight for a better culture of consent in the queer community, and please don’t forget that the battle begins at home. Femmes, queer folks, and nonbinary folks, we’re counting on you to define masculinity in a way that doesn’t define strength within a framework of assault, control, coercion, and rape."

Style

Make Up

Backstage at our Legendary Children fashion show

Backstage at our Legendary Children fashion show

 

Thanks for a great year!

 

When we work together we achieve amazing things.


Join us in the fight for LGBTQIA+ Liberation!

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