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Gay Male Inspired Style

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Becky in Chicago takes her classic style inspiration from gay men. So many female born queers these days do… myself included. I think it’s beautiful when the two cultures collide. Also, how is this photo so hott in every way possible? Made my day to get this submission.

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Brooks Brothers Encourages Women to Buy Men’s Shirts (1954 Life article)

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Did you know that, in 1954, the Brooks Brothers store in NYC opened a counter for women to buy men’s shirts? Women flocked to the menswear shop (Brooks Brothers’ full *womenswear department did not launch until 1976) , prompting Life magazine to write an article about how “ladies shop for themselves in a man’s store.” Prompt rainbow: The more you know!