Fits Dallas to a T

Posted on 25 Sep 2015 at 6:00am

Jason Lising brings a queer sensibility to Bullzerk, the sassy Dalla-centric boutique on Lower Greenville Avenue J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer Since opening in February, Bullzerk — the quirky T-shirt boutique on Lower Greenville Avenue — has been known for its cheeky and clever designs specific to local neighborhoods in and around Dallas. [...]

Venny, vidi, vici

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 6:15am

Dallas design student Venny Etienne came, saw and conquered the fashion world … well, at least that’s his plan ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor It’s Pride Weekend in Dallas, and more than most people, Venny Etienne has a lot to feel pride over. But while many of us will be gearing up for [...]

Swimsuit Edition: Bonus Gallery

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 7:34am

Swimsuit Edition: Slideshow Gallery

Taking the Plunge!

Posted on 22 May 2015 at 7:15am

Though we have found ourselves in the middle of a few rainy weeks recently, we all know that summer is coming — in Texas! — and that means months of chances to hit the pool, lake and beach. But why show up looking shady when you can help set the trends in this season’s hottest [...]

Sheer men tanks

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 at 6:00am

Despite uni-sex designs, queer-owned Gaytanks speaks to a gay sensibility J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer What started out as a wild hair of an idea has grown into a vivid and fashionable business for James Mealey and Nikhail Asnani. And it all started at a Hong Kong gay bar. A few years ago, Mealey [...]

Dressed for success

Posted on 13 Mar 2015 at 6:30am

Mary Houlihan, an out fashion stylist with Trunk Club, turns clothes shopping for the well-dressed gentleman into a hands-on experience J. DENTON BRICKER   Contributing Writer Mary Houlihan’s love for fashion really began to flourish during her early teens. She would wait for her older sister to go out, sneak into her room, crank up [...]

In search of the Emerald City

Posted on 28 Nov 2014 at 6:00am

Gay Dallas designer & digital artist Rey Ortiz: Hola, Yellow Brick Road J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer One of the advantages of being in the closet? That’s where people keep all their best fashions. And for Rey Ortiz, fashion has become a calling. Before he came out, Ortiz made his living doing animation [...]

Body conscious

Posted on 14 Nov 2014 at 6:15am

Dallas designer Rusty Bell realized that not every gay man looks like a runway model, so he came up with ThrIII, a line  of menswear for boys and bears alike J. DENTON BRICKER  | Contributing Writer When Rusty Bell first started dating his boyfriend Corey, he was shocked to discover that Corey hated — [...]

Art, in a fashion

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 6:15am

3 different exhibits, museums, artists and media create an intriguing glimpse into style and beauty ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor New York City has long had a costume museum, but ever since the Dallas Museum of Art put on the w­­­ork of fashion designer Jean-Paul Gautier, local galleries have seen the value in wearable art [...]

Model citizen

Posted on 10 Oct 2014 at 6:30am

From high fashion to the-boy-next-door type, model manager Luis Basteri knows The Look ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Here’s a fact that’s difficult to wrap your mind around. When you learn that Luis Basteri, founder of the year-old Dallas modeling agency Amores Management, works in fashion, you assume he started his career walking the [...]