Welcome to “Lez Looks” our latest series that is ALL about celebrating how YOU express yourself through fashion. Each month we will be choosing one of readers and showcasing a weeks worth of their “Lez Looks”. Following queer ladies beach to streets + anywhere else they roll. We’ll be checking out the looks through which they live their lives.

Screen Shot 2016-06-02 at 1.42.08 PMFeatured today on Lez Looks, is on of my abso recent IG favs Vanessa aka @pizzaisthetrick. 30 year old Vanessa hails from Vegas and brings a southwest flare to fashion. She’s a visual merchandiser who’s got her finger on the pulse of all things fresh. Vanessa’s likes include a great cup of coffee, vintage shopping and rad beachy surf concerts. Her three major style influences are Paul Banks, James Dean and Hedi Slimane.

Wanna see how that all comes together? Keep scrolling things are about to get real fresh up on you!

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There is nothing I repeat nothing hotter than repurposed 90’s fashion right now. (Ok maybe only second to my dream about Blake Lively last night. Shiiiiiiittt!) But second to that, these white jeans paired with a 90’s classic Calvin Klein graphic T are EVERYTHING! The blazer and backwards cap take this classic ensemble to an even fresher place…a millennial place. 

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Wrk, wrk, wrk, wrk, wrk… Doesn’t have to be in your mom’s tacky polyester ensembles. This outfit says “I work hard…I’m professional but I haven’t been lobotomized.” You can be professional in the workplace without completely watering down your identity. You’re queer, you have tats and you throw down in the office. Fuck yeah! All these things can exist together. This ensemble is so versatile. The slightly short in the leg trouser, chill shoe and cuffed sleeve offset the formalness of the tie and tie clip. Perfect for a casual Friday through to after work drinks with that flirty HER babe. What’s that? You also have a post lunch performance appraisal on casual Friday?! Scroll on…

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BAM! Throw on a blazer, switch out the casual shoe for some leather Derby’s or Oxfords and NO socks. No socks, because it’s hot and confident! Trust me here, NO SOCKS! Say it with me! ” No. Socks.” Now you are ready to crush it with your boss. Go on and grind girl!

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Two words: Kurt. Cobain. Nuff said.

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Concert T, short sleeve button up and classic white Chucks. Yes! Yes! Yes! + The vintage shades and bleached locks = “Grunge” reboot at it’s best! 

So what did you think? How hard is Vanessa bringing it?! Is the southwest vibe now on the top of your fashion radar too? Let us know in the comments below.

Want to be featured in our next edition of Lez Looks? Hashtag your photos #EffortLezLooks. Easy as that! Till next time remember Queer is hella cute.

Keep your looks Lez. 

N xx


Images provided by @pizzaisthetrick

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Founder and Editor-in-chief at Effort-Lez. Writer, comedian and career lesbian. Interests include, but are not limited to: Kanye West's Fade video, drinking wine & making out (while watching Kanye West's Fade video), cerebral hoarding, three point stands and laughing myself into quadriplegia.

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