This Delight Month, FASHION is giving house to native LGBTQ2S+ voices within the artistic group to share what it means to them — and the way they’ll be celebrating.
“The transformative energy of homosexual glamour.” It’s a notion Toronto-based classic purveyor Andrea Lalonde has been ruminating on increasingly more today — and never solely due to the current surge in documentaries concerning the heydays of disco and Studio 54 giving extra of us perception into the lives of queer creatives.
Lalonde, who owns Nouveau Riche Classic, additionally notes that on the event of Delight it’s essential to replicate on the pioneers of the motion, comparable to Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, and the way they might “pull a glance and march in protest.” She provides that this concept has regrettably been largely misplaced due to the dearth of in-person occasions the final yr and a half. For her half, Lalonde is reinvigorating it with the discharge of a brand new sequence of pictures of Nouveau Riche’s wares, donned by mannequin Meg Cule and her companion, Alexa Valuable.
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