ATTENTION Dawn's mother was recently diagnosed with an aggressive uterine cancer. Her mother is 79. She will be out of state for her surgery and chemo. This may set her reopening time back, Thank you for your patience.
We are currently closed 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 so stay tuned! About Dawn Younger-Smith owner of Boudoir Queen has been in the fashion Industury since 1983. She began as a model in Los Angeles and then created her own cosmetic label "Poor Little Rich Girl" Cosmetics. Model /Muse for Steven Arnold. She 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. Dawn was awarded the Austin Trailblazer award in fashion and 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 where you could pick out antique fabric and have a custom piece of clothing made or bring jeans in to be embellished with fabulous textiles from her extensive collection. ELLE magazine did a feature on her bed jackets, Slips and jeans in 2003. 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