Titled ‘Dandy Queens,’ French magazine Blackattitude and photographer Prisca M. Monnier visually channel this trend and culture, adding beautiful and elaborate hairstyles to the mix, put together by artist Nadeem Mateky.
“Zip Coon” (Hewitt, c.1834). Mocking black dandyism, in a more extreme style. "“Zip Coon” allowed audiences to seize the liberties of a wealthy, sexually active, luxuriant dandy, envy those freedoms and release them with a narrative of racial deformity. "
Au cours d’une soirée (1964), Black fashion transforms with the peacock revolution.
My Long Tail Blue” (New York: Atwill’s, c.1827). The character of a dandy, Blue, with horned top hat, shifty eyes, and a straight, dignified stance. Image courtesy of John Hay Library, Brown University. There would be black face Dandy's often portrayed within theatre. Blue was used to project the white anxieties within society. "Blue does not obey rules; for this he is a character that many in the predominantly white audience—with desires to escape social regulations—would have admired. "