The following is a list of key press articles about A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk.
Columbia Spectator | Queer Eye for the Fashionable Guy | Virginia Fu
The Daily Beast | Queer Style A History of Fashion at FIT in New York | Peter Davis
Fashionista | It’s Time to Rewrite a Queer History of Fashion | Tanwi Nandini Islam
Hyperallergic | Subversive Style, Straight Out of the Closet | Alexander Cavaluzzo
New York Times | Out of the Closet | Suzy Menkes
New York Times | In Search of a Gay Aesthetic | Guy Trebay
OUT | The Must-See Exhibit: Queer Fashion at FIT | Max Berlinger
Pacific Standard | Interview: Looking Back at Fashion’s Queer History | Paul Hiebert
Public Books | After a Queer Fashion | Abigail Joseph
Style.com | Glitter and Be Gay? Addressing the LGBT Influence in Fashion | Matthew Schneier
Vogue | “A Queer History of Fashion” Opens at FIT This Week | Lynn Yaeger
W Magazine | A Gay Old Time | Michael Musto
Washington Post | New York fashion exhibit examines the influence of gay designers | Robin Givhan
In Press December 5th, 2013
My one-on-one conversation w/ Fran Lebowitz at the Queer History of Fashion symposium at the Museum at FIT on February 8th, touched upon the subjects of personal style, Marlene Dietrich, and gay designers. WWD covered it.
Update: Tack Mag has a full transcript here.
In Appearances Blog Press November 19th, 2013
On Friday, October 25, I spoke to a packed room at NYU. The event was moderated by Eugenia Paulicelli, professor of Italian and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and Grazia d’Annunzio, special projects editor for Vogue Italia.
Coverage of the event can be found here and here.
In Appearances Blog November 19th, 2013
On November 11th, Valerie Steele was interviewed by veteran radio newscaster Sandi Klein for her show The 51%: Conversations with Creative Women. Valerie discusses her early years, the beginnings of Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture, expounds on the Victorian culture and the history of the corset, and discusses the state of the modeling industry.
Listen to the interview here.
In Appearances Blog November 5th, 2013