Style Guide

Original blog posts and articles from KitschMix on the Lesbian Style Guide

Make Berlin Your Next Queer Vacation Spot

Are you and your girlfriend planning a lesbian vacay getaway? Are you newly single ready to Eat, Pray and Love your way across the European social scene? Hop on a nonstop flight to Berlin, Germany. Lesbian clubs and parties aren’t dead here. Lesbian bars may be shuttering all over the…

4 Creative Lingerie Ideas For Butch Women

If you’re a masculine-of-center / butch woman, shopping for lingerie can be triggering. Why does women’s lingerie always consist of pink frills, push-up bras and thongs thinner than floss? The women’s underwear that claims to be “boy’s shorts” are mysteriously tight and short, but underwear from the men’s section is…

‘Art School’ Makes Queer, Androgynous Clothing

Androgynous fashion is in. From Jaden Smith’s androgynous photoshoot to Zara’s new line of ungendered white t-shirts, mainstream designers are eager to make “edgy” and “progressive” designs that appeal to men, women and everyone else. But for these designers, it’s not about embracing gender fluidity and challenging society’s artificial construction…

Nipple Brooches Against Censoring

The #FreetheNipple movement is growing bigger and bigger after numerous online and other kinds of protests against the censoring of female – or what appears to be female – nipples on social media such as Facebook and Instagram. A big debate has been sparked, concerning whether women’s nipples are something…

Finally, You Can Purchase The Gay Agenda

Ask any Trump supporter: The Gay Agenda is ruining America. And heterosexual marriage. And religion. And the economy. The gays just want to take their big gay Gay Agenda and destroy the entire world. Now you can purchase your very own Gay Agenda! This planner is more than just clever…

Top 3 Travel Blogs For Lesbians

Traveling as a woman is tricky. Traveling as a queer woman is even trickier. Whether you’re taking your first trip out of the country, setting off an eighteen-month backpacking adventure or wetting your wanderlust by planning an imaginary dream vacation, these queer female bloggers have the advice you need. They…

This Streetwear Brand Helps Queer And Trans People In Prison

Arianna Gil, an anti-capitalist anarchist, is liberating incarcerated queer people of color… by designing t-shirts. In October of 2016, she and her feminist collective Brujas launched a streetwear line that rages against the prison-industrial system. The black and white collection is emblazoned with slogans such as “Correction: Fire to the…

Why Do Lesbians Love Key Rings?

In the 2015 film Sisters, Kate McKinnon saves the day by whipping out a staple of the lesbian lifestyle: a collection of carabiners. For some reason, lesbians love carabiners, the square-ish metal keyrings that loop their belt loops. Carabiners have become just as much a stereotype as flannel shirts, pixie…

Female Black Dandies, And Redefining Masculinities

The notion of “black dandyism” has started growing into a vast, worldwide phenomenon, aiming to represent different perceptions of black fashion and expression, and throw light on the social connotations that choices in clothing and presenting the intersections of individuals’ identities (such as race, gender, age, sexuality etc.) expose and…

9 Things That Are Wrong with Your Underwear

When’s the last time you stopped to think about your underwear? They’re always there, supporting you throughout your day. There’s such a wide variety of underwear styles out there, and although you hear people touting the perks of their particular favorite, there’s really no one-size-fits-all solution. Literally. One-size-fits-all underwear is…

Snapbacks & Sun Glasses: Lagerfeld Coaxes Cara Delevingne Out ‘Model’ Retirement For Chanel’s SS16 Eyewear Campaign

It would appear Cara Delevingne has been coaxed out of modeling retirement by Karl Lagerfeld, to become the face of Chanel’s SS16 eyewear campaign. Sporting sunglasses and glasses, along with tweed and backwards caps from Lagerfeld’s airlines-themed collection, Delevingne channels her Tomboy chic style. In an interview with The Sunday Times, Karl Lagerfeld said of Cara She’s a character.…