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AWAY NOTICE Follow our blog here for updates. We've been closed to the public for a little over a year now and have had time to collect lot's of treasures in our travels. Working in New Orleans is a great adventure and we are going back and forth for work again.For tour dates check FB Thank you for your patience.
Our Flagship store is now located in the famous Round Top Antique Show area. We will be showing a new collection in Fall 2022 We just bought a property that we are renovating pool and all! About Dawn Younger-Smith: Dawn is the owner of Boudoir Queen. She has been in the fashion Industury since 1983. Dawn began as a model in Los Angeles and then created her own cosmetic label "Poor Little Rich Girl" Cosmetics sold in Beverly Hills. Model and Muse for Steven Arnold. She then moved her focus toward clothing design and styling in 1997. Dawn married Billy Idol guitarist and music producer Mark Younger-Smith and in 2001 quickly became the darling of Austin's fashion scene (articles available online Austin Statesman.) Dawn was awarded the Austin Trailblazer award in fashion. She was also awarded the recognition as Most Stylish from New York's coveted "Stylecasters" most stylish. She was the first to have an interactive atelier on Congress Avenue. Featured in ELLE as a destination for the most unusual custom one off clothing made. Bringing jeans in for elaborate embellishment was a happening in Austin. One could choose from her extensive textile collection. She has been featured in Vogue, Vogue Italia Haute Couture. Photographed by Hedi Slimane , Roversi and more. Her designs have been featured on many famous musicians and actresses Please read ( the sites press page) for a detailed list. Dawn spearheaded the slow fashion movement resurgence in 1997 using historical antique textiles. Her designs are carefully curated and ethically made one of a kind. She also has an extentsive background in interiors and antiques and is a specialist in 1920's Boudoir Dolls owning one of the most extensive collections from The Stephanie Farago Magic and Romance book. Follow BQ on Boudoirqueen Instagram

Antone's Tonight

Posted on June 15 2022

Austin friends,  Tonight is a huge event at Antone's in Austin! Blue October, Dames Violet, Sounds Under Radio, Mothers Anthem, Johnny Goudie. Too many to mention here. So many of Austin's best 90's-2000's bands. So many people we haven't seen in a very long time. It's a party for Zak Loy from New Orleans who is in the band LIVE. Mark will be sitting in. I know he's playing Last Chance for Mary Jane and Cherry Bomb. I was asked to sing back up on Cherry Bomb. He doesn't go on until 11. I may just watch. As far as BQ news starting back on the new property! By the way, no worries on us finishing although it's going to take a year due to personal issues going on . I'm traveling as well. I couldn't be happier we made the decision to buy our home outright after todays news about the increased interest rates today. Wow! We're back on schedule. I'm very excited to share all the new treasures for Antique week next season. The workers are building out the upstairs showroom this weekend. I still haven't unpacked everything from when the costume designer for Interview with a Vampire went thru it all. I did buy a lot in New Orleans I just have to photograph it when things are further along. Shannon is coming to work on Monday. She's also bringing a bunch of furniture she stored for me. Keep checking back this is the new place for updates.   Photo Hamer Mark Younger-Smith Guitar Ad they did a guitar series with his name on them and he helped design as well. XO