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The Timeless Trumpet Skirt
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I absolutely love wearing skirts…there’s such a touch of femininity about them.  There’s always plenty of room in my closet for more. One of the first skirts that my partner bought me was a black trumpet skirt that fell below the knee, but oh! did it twirl. It’s hard to put a finger on exactly […]

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The Best Cities for Crossdressing
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I have to thank my friend Marcy Simpson, Founder of Crossdresser Society.com for this article and the research she did to find the cities in the U.S. that are most welcoming for crossdressers. The results are not surprising as there is a sizeable contingent of crossdressers in each of these cities as evidenced by the […]

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Transgender Women in Paris in the 50s and 60s
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Reprinted from Dangerous Minds These beautiful photographs of transgender women, in Paris from the late 1950s and early 1960s were taken by Swedish photographer Christer Strömholm, who traveled to Paris in the late-fifties, where he hoped to create a new kind of night-life street photography. Strömholm lived in the Red Light district, around Place Blanche […]

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How To Fake a Smaller Waist
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The impression of a smaller waist is essential to the most favored hourglass figure, so if you are a fortunate 20-30-40 year old somethings lady that can squeeze into a size 8 to 10 dress, read no further. However many of us are not so fortunate and we have figures with some tummy on us […]

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The Joy of Being Plus-Size
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Obviously I’m saying this tongue-in-cheek  as for most cross-dressers  trying to fit into womens’ clothing of any size can be a gargantuan task, but even more so if you are a size 14 or larger. Now you are into the plus sizes and it is even harder for us to find flattering clothes with our […]

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CD Shopping Delight
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Helen Buckley is an amazing woman from that land “Down Under”. She owns the Yahoo Group, “Helen’s Hideaway” and is a source of constant entertainment for those of us in the group. She recently posted a picture of herself and I was so enthralled with her outfit that it will be featured in next week’s […]

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The Drag Explosion
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Reposted fron Helen Boyd’s EN GENDER With many recent exhibitions, screenings and publications, the queer community, particularly in New York, seems to be on an archival bent, mapping a genealogy of various aspects of LGBTQ history. Not only is queer culture experiencing archive fever, but the era of the 1980s and 1990s has been given […]

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The Midi Skirt – Glamour Revisited
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If you wait long enough eventually everything comes around, so it’s a happy day now that long skirts are back on the fashion scene. You can hear the roar of cheers from gals over 40. And for our special community, one blogger nailed it when she said, “this skirt is for girls that sit like […]

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One Dress for all Occasions
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Yes there is a dress that will take you from casual to classy with minimum effort, one where you can create infinite styles for all occasions with a little imagination and a few helpful how tos, the so called Convertible (or Infinity) dress. Take a hint from Kate Middleton and learn how to reuse a […]

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2013 Fall Fashion Trends
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Well, it’s always interesting to see what the designers will pull out of their hats and faust off  on so many unsuspecting women, but then that is what Fashion Weeks are all about. For years I’ve railed against the ridiculous 10-20 trends we see each season and each year seems to get worst. Now Aleigha […]

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Welcome to My World of Fashion
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I love fashion. I don’t know why. It’s not just because I am an out and about crossdresser. I have always loved to shop. And so it became the ultimate pleasure when I could now put on a dress and browse the boutiques until my heart’s content. Having a male figure presents some unusual challenges […]

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Showing Your Boobies After a Certain Age
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Reprinted from Fashion After 50  with comment How low should we go after a certain age? Looking at cleavage is like looking at the sun. You can’t stare at it long; it’s too risky. You get a sense of it, then you look away. — Jerry Seinfeld I’m not sure my friend, Sabrina would agree […]

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How To Create Great Outfits With Fall Trends
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Reah Norman is a plus-size blogger that I recently started to follow and she actually works in the fashion industry as a stylist’ As a plus-size stylist, she understands more than many how clothes should come together and how to accessorize for the best effect. She solves one of the more difficult issues for most […]

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That Perfect Halloween Costume
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It’s that time of the year again where many of us are looking for a Halloween costume. And like last year’s report, we want to share what we know in regards to what’s out there as well as offer tips to make costume shopping, whether regular size or plus size, as easy as possible. Before […]

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Choosing the Right Maxi Dress for You
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The Maxi dress (and skirt) are everywhere again this summer here in Merida and just about anywhere you go. You will be bedazzled by some of the beautiful prints that are sure to get you noticed and although airy, some are still hip hugging and show off your beautiful curves. Some make glamorous evening wear […]

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A Medieval Bra – The Missing Link
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Originally published in the Guardian This morning, millions of women got up and put on a bra – push-up, plunge, balconette, in myriad colors and shapes (see All About Bras). What you do with your breasts when dressing is a question women have dealt with for a good 100,000 years, as long as we’ve worn […]

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