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The Meaning of Style between Classic and Queer

Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

Source: Queer Style, 2013, Berg Fashion Library

Book chapter

It’s part of my bad side.

Lesbian Style: From Mannish Women to Lipstick Dykes

Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

Source: Queer Style, 2013, Berg Fashion Library

Book chapter

Of course, there’s a strict gay dress code no matter where you cruise. At the height of my college cruising, I was attending Take Back the Night meetings dressed in Mr Greenjeans overall, Birkenstocks, and a bowl haircut that made me look like I’d just been released from a bad foster home. There is nothing more pitiful to look at than a closeted femme.

Kiss of the Whip: Bondage, Discipline and Sadomasochism, or BDSM Style

Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

Source: Queer Style, 2013, Berg Fashion Library

Book chapter

You modern men, you children of reason, cannot begin to appreciate love as pure bliss and divine serenity; indeed this kind of love is disastrous for men like you, for as soon as you try to be natural you become vulgar. To you Nature is an enemy. You have made devils of the smiling gods of Greece and have turned me into a creature of evil.

Queer Fashion

Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

Source: Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Global Perspectives, 2010, Berg Fashion Library

Encyclopedia entry

Queer fashion (henceforth queer style) can be retrospectively linked to flamboyant or transgressive forms of dressing. The term “queer” grew in the late 1980s when scholars and activists began using the term to identify and establish a community that incorporated a broader definition of sexuality, one that encompassed diversity and difference. Prior to this time, alternate sexualities were referred to either as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Cross-dressing men were known as “drag queens” and cross-dr

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