Blake McCabe June 12, 2024 29:04

Designing Drag: Behind the Seams of Drag Artists

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Happy Pride Month! In this episode of Body Banter, fashion designer and drag artist Blake McCabe joins us to talk about how he views the body when designing costumes for his drag family. Blake shares insights into the creative process of both dressing in drag and designing for performers, explaining how drag as an art form transforms self-perception by fostering confidence through the celebration of fashion, inspirational role models, and personal identity.
Blake McCabe

Blake McCabe is a visionary fashion designer known for his vibrant and creative costume designs for drag artists. His passion for fashion began at the age of 12, inspired by movie costumes, and he first learned to sew from his mother. Blake pursued formal education in fashion design at The Art Institute of Seattle, where he began working with drag queens as clients and eventually started performing—in his own designs! Today, Blake continues to design for his drag family, Haus of Paradisco, and has made an impact on the drag scene in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.




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