First Tie

Submitted by Kai, the model and photographer.

“Today I learned how to tie a tie and wore one for the first time. I also received my first binder in the mail. Today was a good day! Finally I am seeing the outside me become closer to the trans* being named Kai that I feel inside.”

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Posted by on November 15th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Category: faces 9 comments »

9 Responses to “First Tie”

  1. radical/rebel

    that’s a handsome tie. I love wearing ties and always want to do it more-it feels like I’m making a strong statement about my gender when I wear a tie.

    anyway, best of luck to you!

    radical fashion, radical dreams,


  2. Elle

    Looking really good Kai.


    Jesse replied:

    Seconded, for sure!


  3. E

    Congrats! Really nice tie! I love ties too and recently found the courage to start wearing them :)
    And Kai sounds like a lovely name!
    Keep it up and take care


  4. Anonymous

    That is the best feeling :)


  5. Aubri

    Looking good! What tie did you use? Half Windsor, full Windsor?


  6. Anne

    The tie is a good look on you. I say its a keeper.


  7. Kai

    Thank you all! <3 Much love to you.
    And it was a half windsor knot! I suck at the full windsor so far. Thank you about the name! It is still very new but makes me so happy introducing myself as such, and I get the stupidest grin on my face when writing it down anywhere, haha. I have yet to found the courage to wear it out much, but am moving to a bigger city and will feel more confident doing that there.


  8. Anna

    Love the blue shirt, you look awesome.


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