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This Is What Happens At New York Fashion Week's Biggest Queer Runway Show

So many bowties, so little time.

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On the last night of New York Fashion Week, the Brooklyn Museum set the scene for VERGE — the largest queer fashion event of NYFW.

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This is the second time dapperQ, the "premier style and empowerment website for masculine presenting women, gender queers, and trans-identified individuals," has put on the fashion week event. This year's show was made possible by a collaboration between bklyn boihood, DYDH Productions, and Posture Magazine.

The show featured eight collections from various out queer designers including MARKANTOINE, SunSun, Jag & Co, and LACTIC.


It was a show where not all the models were six-foot-something:

... or get a little haiku to take home.

A night to snag a quick selfie behind stage...

A night to attend and be ~ feeling yourself ~ for dressing exactly how you want:

A night to don your best bowtie:

(Seriously, so many bowties)

A night to snag a photo with model Elliott Sailors looking perfect in a tux:

Or witness her looking perfect alongside model Harmony Boucher:

A night to make a statement:

*Takes notes, heads out to go shopping*