Just like mainstream clothing, drag queen fashion has evolved over the years. Vanity Fair has tapped four memorable alums of RuPaul’s Drag Race to show exactly how things have changed in the past century.
“Explore the history of drag queens and how their fashion, makeup, and style has changed over the past 100 years, from the glamour-inspired, “passable” looks of the the 1940s, to the bolder, more sensational presentations of today.” – video description
Kim Chi, Raja, Detox and Shangela get their historical tuck on, as they pay homage to early early-20th century female impersonator Francis Renault and many more. Raja gets the honor of paying tribute to Mama Ru herself. Check out the glamorous video lesson below.
103 Years of Drag Queen Fashion