Morning Brew - La Roux talks androgyny and labels in "The Guardian"

Plus a new music video from Antigone Rising and more.

Oh look its my old friend Alana. It’s good to be a LA lesbian. 
that stare, that hair

Lez Chic: The Creators of VEEA on androgynous fashion

One of my favorite labels is VEEA: Androgynous Fashion, established by sisters (like, literal, biological sisters), Vee and A., in 2012. The quality of fabric, as well as the meticulous tailoring and construction, distinguish VEEA as an impressive label on the rise. Vee and A., whose names combine to give the label its name, also espouse a very thoughtful set of ethics, articulated in seven chapters on their website, pertaining to style, garment design, and the ideation of designer as artist. 

“Style is the same as ethics,” A. Lee told me in a recent interview. Here is a continuation of our discussion, about VEEA, the aesthetic of androgyny as it has been adopted by the fashion industry, and 2014 style trends.

A Queer Ladies’ Guide to Wedding Attire

What’s a semi-androgynous, slightly neurotic girl to do? Make elaborate pro/con lists outlining all possible wedding outfit options- that’s what. (Side note: I scribbled “heteronormative” as a negative for wearing a suit, but my fiancée countered with “gender-conforming” under the dress column—so you know we’re meant to be.) Utilizing my extensive moderate limited knowledge of fashion and trends, I compiled my pro/con list findings to create the following wedding attire guide.

Continued on AfterEllen…

hand on hips pompadour in place
so is blue the warmest color
mixing business with pleasure
sup boo