• He Said/We Said: SoCal Late Summer Edition

    Last March, dapperQ produced our first ever Cali He Said/We Said (HS/WS) in San Fran for Autostraddle. For our 18th edition of HS/WS, we returned to Cali, this time focusing on SoCal style. While the fashion industry has already moved on to fall collections, dapperQ thought August was the perfect time to publish a late summer(…)

  • Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

    Inspired by “Black Dandies Fashion New Academic Identities,” our series “Dress Smart” will be featuring masculine-of-center genderqueer and transmasculine dapperQ academics. “‘Stylin’ out.’ That’s how Monica L. Miller, an associate professor of English at Barnard College, describes the way black

  • Seven Days of Dapper: Nicole

    After featuring Nicole as a model on the runway at our February 2014 New York Fashion Week event and naming her a finalist for our 100 Most Stylish list of 2014, we are  so excited to present a week’s worth of her style for our Seven Days of Dapper series. Now, you can finally get a(…)

  • dapperQ Pride Fashion Show at California Academy of Sciences

    dapperQ celebrated Pride by producing our very first California fashion show for the unconventionally masculine at the California Academy of Sciences! With special help from Dominique Sevi, Natalie Coblentz, our West Coast Events Coordinator, organized

  • 100 Most Stylish dapperQs 2014

    In July 2013, dapperQ published our first ever list of 100 Most Stylish dapperQs. This was by far one of our most popular posts, but was by no means exhaustive. Since the original post was not comprehensive enough to capture all of the amazing dapper that exists in our community, our team decided to compile(…)

  • He Said/We Said: Cool Chromatic Spring Edition

    dapperQ paired up with photographer Allison Specketer to shoot our spring edition of He Said/We Said, inspired by Peter Jensen’s 2014 resort menswear line. For model bios and complete outfit descriptions, visit the full post on Autostraddle.

  • PHOTOS: dapperQ Celebrates 5 Years in Style

    It’s best to make a grand, memorable entrance to your own party. To do this, though, one must have an audience. And, one cannot have an audience unless they are fashionably late. Qwear, Posture, Autostraddle , and Time Out New York have all come to the party bringing with them fabulous reviews of the dapperQ(…)

  • He Said/We Said: Haute Holidays Edition

    Tired of hearing your family complain that you don’t wear holiday dresses every year? Well, stop them dead in their tracks and show them how holiday dapper is done right with jaw dropping, eye popping haute-ness from this edition of He Said/We Said, inspired by Roberto Cavalli’s A/W 2013 collection. For a refresher on the(…)

He Said/We Said: SoCal Late Summer Edition

He Said/We Said: SoCal Late Summer Edition

Last March, dapperQ produced our first ever Cali He Said/We Said (HS/WS) in San Fran for Autostraddle. For our 18th edition of HS/WS, we returned to Cali, this time focusing on SoCal style. While the fashion industry has already moved on to fall collections, dapperQ thought August was the perfect time to publish a late summer(…)

dapperQ & Whitney Day Present: More, More, More New York Fashion Week Event

dapperQ & Whitney Day Present: More, More, More New York Fashion Week Event

dapperQ has teamed up with international DJ Whitney Day again to produce our 4th semi-annual New York Fashion Week event on Saturday, September 6th at a brand new LGBTQ bar, Love Gun, in the heart Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Doors open at 10pm. RSVP here.) Image via Facebook This year, dapperQ will highlight fashion photography with a live(…)

Ask dapperQ: Dapper Clubwear for a Sweaty Nightclub?

Ask dapperQ: Dapper Clubwear for a Sweaty Nightclub?

The Facebook invitation to our New York Fashion Week (NYFW) event reads: *GIVEAWAYS* It’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW), so we hope to see you representing queer style HARD. We will be giving away one free raffle ticket until 11pm to those dressed in dapper attire (feminine, masculine, and anywhere in between or outside of!).(…)

Lea DeLaria Stuns in Dashing Saint Harridan Tux at Emmy Awards

Lea DeLaria Stuns in Dashing Saint Harridan Tux at Emmy Awards

Lea DeLaria wore a simply gorgeous, head-turning tuxedo and shirt by Saint Harridan to the 66th Emmy awards last night, showing the world just how swag butches are and why so many of us fawn over them!  via E Online Lea with OITNB co-star,  Yael Stone. Image via Passage Bird. Check out Lea and the(…)

The #dapperQs of Instagram

The #dapperQs of Instagram

Welcome back to our regular new feature, The #dapperQs of Instagram, where we showcase some of the amazing style that YOU, our readers, have been sharing using the #dapperQ hashtag on dapperQ’s Instagram. Since our first post, we’ve rounded up even MORE dashingly dapper style that you posted #dapperQ on Instagram. Keep em’ coming…you might(…)

Betabrand Button-Ups and “Gay” Jeans

Betabrand Button-Ups and “Gay” Jeans

Last June, dapperQ collaborated with Betabrand for the first time. They were one of four brands we featured at our Pride runway show for the “unconventionally masculine” at the California Academy of Sciences.  Since then, dapperQ model and contributor Matt Jacobs did a shoot with Betabrand and provided us with a review of the shirt and jeans he(…)

Ask dapperQ: Examples of Feminine Dapper, Please!?

Ask dapperQ: Examples of Feminine Dapper, Please!?

*Feature image by Go Kate Shoot via Brightest Young Things dapperQ has joined forces with international lesbian-identified DJ Whitney Day to produce our third New York Fashion Week (NYFW) event (RSVP here), featuring fashion photography of 17 artists who captured images for our He Said/We Said series. In our invitation, we posted the following: *GIVEAWAYS*It’s(…)

Ask dapperQ: Androgynous Clothing for Teen with Small Frame and Large Breasts?

Ask dapperQ: Androgynous Clothing for Teen with Small Frame and Large Breasts?

An amazing and supportive parent of a teen asked us the following: I am a parent of a inspiring androgynous teen. I introduced her to your website and she loves it. Question is she has a small frame with large breast. Can you address style for those young folks who would like to rock a(…)

Tani SS ’14 Air Fitness Boxer Brief for Stylish Packin’

Tani SS ’14 Air Fitness Boxer Brief for Stylish Packin’

Many of our readers have asked us for advice on stylish, comfortable, long-lasting underwear suitable for packing. Whether packing or not, boxer briefs tend to be the most popular among our readers, as confirmed by our unscientific but very informative underwear survey. “The Joy of Butch Underwear” by Buzz Cuts and Bustiers also included their(…)

Fashion Crush: Ruby Rose

Fashion Crush: Ruby Rose

About a month ago, model and DJ Ruby Rose released Break Free, a short video about gender identity that she wrote, produced, and stared in. Since then, we have been following her style closely on Instagram. Like many of our readers, Rose says she does not doesn’t identify as either a woman or a man,(…)