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Queer Life and Culture

Queer Identity and Tattoos – An Interview with Jordan Lentz of Copperplate Tattoo

As promised in our post about Queer Identity and Tattoos, here’s an interview with Chicago-based queer tattoo artist Jordan Lentz. Jordan can be found at Copperplate Tattoo in Chicago. For contact info, please check out her Instagram bio. Our creative director Dannie has been tattooed by Jordan and highly recommends her to anyone looking for super realistic nature work. Tell us about yourself – you, your work, your story, ...
Queer Life and Culture

Queer Identity and Tattoos

By Dannie Levine Tattoos have always been part of one’s identity. From its beginning, the history of tattoos has been inherently rooted in showcasing one’s identity to the world. For some, it’s showing cultural aspects of their life. For others, they are memorials and more. They’re also a huge part of queer identity with some awesome history that carries queer tattoo culture into present day. Queer Identity and ...
Femme Features

Femme Feature – Dannie

WELCOME!  Welcome to Femme Features. Femme Features is a series featuring femmes from all nooks of the LGBTQIA community. These rocking folks are activists, educators, bosses, parents, entrepreneurs, and all sorts of amazing human beings. Join us as we explore femme identity as so much more than a label, but truly a way of life. You can check out all of our queer femme fashion, lifestyle, and activist profiles here. Dannie is a ...

Meet the New Fashionably Femme Team

Welcome back to Fashionably Femme! We’re so glad you’re here and thrilled to have you back on board for this wild and crazy ride. There’s so much amazing stuff coming very soon but before we inundate you with some of the queerest content on the internet, we want to take a second to share the team behind it all! Dannie (Creative Director and Founder) (She/Her) Dannie is the founder and Creative Director of Fashionably Femme. ...
Lifestyle, Queer Life and Culture

National Coming Out Day: A Guide for Allies and Queers Alike

By Dannie Levine Coming Out is Hard I shared my own coming out story last year for National Coming Out Day. And as someone who is out as part of my blogging life, that’s a relatively easy story for me to share. But for others, it can be really really hard or even unsafe to come out. So this year, I’ve crafted a guide with the help of my queer fam to help you if you’re coming out, or if someone chooses to come out to you. ...
Style, Travel

NYFW Lookbook and Recap

By Dannie Levine I can’t believe it’s already been a whole month since New York Fashion Week! True to form, it’s taken me forever to finally sit down and write my travel post, but here we are. This time, though, it’s 100% been because of my rebrand! Stay tuned, I’ll be telling you all about that very very soon in great detail. Right now, we’ve gotta focus on fashion week!  Day 1 Attending the Dapper ...

NYFW Trends that You can try Right Now!

By Dannie Levine After New York Fashion Week, everyone’s always recapping their experiences and sharing how excited they are for trends come that season. But there are NYFW Trends you can try right now, no need to wait! Here’s some of my favorites (and least favorites) for everyone.  Suits for all! From the Dapper Q show to Nonie, there are so many options for suits and all the pieces that go with them. From amazing ...

Comfortable Booties for Fall with JBU by Jambu

By Dannie Levine It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You’re welcome for that ear worm on a Thursday morning. But really! I’m so thrilled! The first day of fall in Chicago behaved as such. It was absolutely beautiful! And that’s when we took these photos. Through some pet-caused sleep deprivation you might not necessarily be able to see the sheer happiness but it’s there. I’m celebrating the best season of the year with my faves, ...

My Experience with Rent the Runway and the Most Embarrassing Night of my LIFE!

Queer femme style blogger Dannie Levine of Fashionably Femme shares her story: Rent the Runway and the most embarrassing night of my life.

Chicago House Speaker Series Coming Soon!

By Dannie Levine I teased about an interview about the Chicago House Speaker Series in yesterday’s Fashionably Femme post with Janessa. We sat down to talk about Chicago House as an organization, the event, and the process of selecting speakers, and more. I can’t wait for you to learn about this AMAZING organization and equally amazing speaker series. Read on! Fashionably Femme: Tell me about Chicago house. Its mission, past ...