Queer Accents During Fashion Week

A Shane Ave. design.
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For the sixth year in a row, dapperQ, the queer digital style magazine dedicated to “ungendering fashion,” hosted one of the most eye-catching and innovative runway parties of New York Fashion Week.

Another Landeros New York Design.
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The September 5 event, titled “Pursuit,” drew a packed crowd to the Beaux-Arts Court at the Brooklyn Museum. The 10 designers represented were TomboyX, Cilium, Landeros New York, Shane Ave., a Sydney, Australia-based designer, Stuzo Clothing, Claire Fleury, Travis Oestreich, Devonation, Halz NYC, and Sharpe Suiting.

A model with a headdress inspired by the late transgender icon Marsha P. Johnson leads a walk of models wearing undergarment fashions by TomboyX.
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Each of the designers designs their mission in slightly different ways, emphasizing their fashions for lesbians, transgender and non-binary folks, and gender-fluid customers.

One of the TomboyX underwear models.
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Anita Dolce Vita is the founder, editor-in-chief of dapperQ, and the event was produced by the magazine’s Hutch Hutchison.

Event producer Hutch Hutchison (center) chats with guests.
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The evening was emceed by “Pose” star B. Hawk Snipes.

Transgender activist Reneé Imperato models a fashion from Cilium.
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Another model in a Shane Ave. design.
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A design by Claire Fleury.
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A fashion from Sharpe Suiting.
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A Travis Oestreich design.
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B. Hawk Snipes of Pose and dapperQ’s Anita Dolce Vita.
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A group of models in Sharpe Suiting fashions.
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Models in Devonation fashions.
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A line-up of models from Stuzo Clothing.
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Models presenting fashions from Halz NYC.
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A model shows off a Landeros New York design.
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