Allison M.

A crossdresser's thoughts on life, fashion, fabulousness, and (oh yeah) dressing up

Back in black (and white)


No, this isn’t intended to be a #ThrowbackThursday type of post (all that stuff is here, by the way), but this is a bit of a follow-up to a #TBT post I did last week.  In that post, I showed off a casual white shirt along with a cute black hat and leather/vinyl gloves, part of a photo shoot I did in 2010.  Well, way back on Memorial Day weekend, I pulled those things out of the closet and put them back on.  This time around, I also brought out my trusty pair of jeans and a silky polyester black tank top.

White shirt w/ black cami

I have a tendency to call this tank top a camisole, though its shoulder straps are much thicker than that found on a camisole, not to mention the fact that the neck line plunges down past the breast area.

White shirt w/ black hat & jeans

Speaking of the breast area, note that bright hook keeping the breast area together.  First of all, and you probably can’t tell from these photos, but that hook is bejeweled.  It’s two metal (well, metal-looking plastic) hooks fused together and decorated in little jewel bits, topped off by seven jewel studs in the middle.  Well, okay, it’s more cubic zirconia than real jewels, but it’s still an attention-getter, breaking up the all-black monotony in addition to keeping the breast area together.

Black top w/ jeans and gloves

Note, too, that I’ve paired the tank top with blue jeans.  To me, there’s something alluring about the combination of glamor and casual, which this pairing displays.  Add, too, the sophistication/edginess of the gloves, the playfulness of the hat, and the comfort of the shirt (as displayed below), and it gives the wearer so many personalities all at once.  Don’t call that a train wreck; better to call it so many attitudes all at once.

Black hat & top w/ white shirt & jeans

Feel free to check out the other pics from my Memorial Day session on my 2015 set on Flickr, and let me know what you think.  Thanks! 🙂


Author: Allison M.

A part of the trans community ("cross-dresser" is the term that applies to me) who finds themselves much more expressive and somewhat more confident when presenting in a feminine persona. An admirer and supporter of those who are fashionable, fabulous, and friendly (LGBT or otherwise). Someone who tries to be witty and unique, but is not even remotely perverted or a pariah (I am a real human being, just like you). Using various writing styles on this blog to communicate thoughts and feelings concerning my life experiences, fashion sense, and the world at large (and maybe impressing my high school creative writing teacher who deservedly gave me middling grades).

3 thoughts on “Back in black (and white)

  1. Super sassy! Really digging the blue eyeshadow! 🙂

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    • Oh, you noticed?! Yeah, I really liked how my eyes turned out in these pics. Eye makeup is the hardest thing for me, but I am pleased with how they turned out here. I hope to replicate that success next time. Thanks! 🙂

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