Monday, June 3, 2024

My Wighistory

I bought my first wig at Frederick’s of Hollywood. As you can imagine, I was very nervous and I wanted to do my business as fast as possible to minimize my exposure to civilians. So I bought the first wig that the young saleswoman showed me – a long wavy dark brown confection that I wore a few times and hated it.

I bought my second wig at a downtown wig store and I had made up my mind that I would not get a blonde wig because I was of the opinion that all the transvestites wore blonde wigs!

On this occasion, I was double-teamed by two young saleswomen who convinced me to buy a blonde wig because they thought the blonde wig was definitely me! Who was I to argue with professionals, so I bought the blonde pageboy wig that I wore a few times and hated it.

I bought my third wig at a wig store in a strip mall and I wanted to go red because when I was young, my hair was red, so I assumed I was a natural redhead. The mature saleswoman did not try to change my mind and I went home a satisfied customer.

I stuck with red/auburn wigs for a long time. When I occasionally strayed, I always went back to red.

My "perfect" wig
Circa 2005, my support group had a night out at a wig store and I volunteered to be hostess.
This was the same strip mall wig store where I bought my first red wig. The only difference was that now the saleswoman was the daughter of the previous saleswoman/owner.

So I performed my hostess duties and after all the girls had a chance to try on and buy wigs, the saleswoman said it was my turn. I had not planned to buy a new wig, but the saleswoman did not have to twist my arm. So I sat in the hot seat while the saleswoman fetched the wig that she said was perfect for me.

She returned with a blonde wig. In my mind, I was determined not to buy a blonde wig, but after she put it on my head and I got a look at myself in the mirror, I agreed: it was perfect for me.

Since then, I have stuck with blonde wigs. When I occasionally strayed, I always went back to blonde.

And so it goes.

Source: Bebe
Wearing Bebe

Neil Morrissey
Neil Morrissey femulating in British television's 1999 movie Hunting Venus.
Click here to view the series on YouTube.
Thanks to Caty for alerting Femulate about this femulation.


  1. AnonymousJune 03, 2024

    A superb life story Stana, and something we can all relate to.

    Angel Amore

  2. I'll show my age (but it WAS in reruns). When I saw wighistory I was trying to figure out what the word was. And now I am thinking about Ed Norton and his string of poloponies...

  3. AnonymousJune 03, 2024

    After a number of years, I'm still looking for a wig that I love! Definitely difficult for me.


  4. That "perfect" wig certainly does suit you perfectly! I've often thought that a poor quality wig was the easiest way to tell that something was different about a person.

  5. AnonymousJune 03, 2024

    I bought my first wig at the time the vast majority of cross-dressers probably bought their first wigs: Halloween. I was working out of town and decided to take a chance to muscle up some courage. I went to Kmart and was assisted by a young sales clerk. She was helpful and I tried it on in a changing room as I was not too sure about trying it on where I could be seen. The wig was shoulder length brunette. My second wig was a short curly blond wig; again using the Halloween ruse. Now, since I am a senior with white hair, not grey, its a shoulder length grey wig.