• 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(…)

  • dapperQ Academics/Seven Days of Dapper Mashup with Janina Paula Luciano

    Seven Days of Dapper has returned and this time we have a very special treat. This edition is a mashup of Seven Days of Dapper and Dress Smart: dapperQ Academics. Inspired by “Black Dandies Fashion New Academic Identities,”

  • He Said/We Said: New York Sharks Edition

    Sharks photos by Hafeez Raji Make-up by Lauren O’Jea   Football and fashion fans, hold on to your bow-ties because dapperQ is excited to present our 14th edition of He Said/We Said (HS/WS), featuring the sideline styles of the New York Sharks! The Sharks are one of approximately 50+ teams in the Independent Women’s Football(…)

  • PHOTOS: dapperQ/Whitney Day Events New York Fashion Week Show

    Since dapperQ’s inception, we have seen a proliferation of blogs, models, and brands dedicated to serving and representing our market: style for masculine presenting women, gender-queers, and trans* identified individuals. We wanted to celebrate this movement towards more diversity and inclusion by

  • He Said/We Said: Pride 2013 Edition

    Our March He Said/We Said featured our first ever West Coast (Bay Area) edition of He Said/We Said. Not to be outdone, Jack Tar 207, a Portland, Maine based style blog, took on the HS/WS challenge for our annual Pride edition and did not disappoint with their ever-so-handsome interpretations of the J-Crew Spring 2013 menswear(…)

  • West Coast Edition of He Said/We Said

    *Images by Sophie Spinelle dapperQ is proud to present our first ever West Coast (Bay Area) edition of He Said/We Said, based on the Spring 2013 Alexander McQueen collection. HS/WS is the brainchild of its series editor, Anita Dolce Vita. (Read more about HS/WS on the Huffington Post.)

Masculine Spring Florals

Masculine Spring Florals

The best thing about queer style is that it takes risks, breaks boundaries, and isn’t afraid to blur gender lines. Before traditional menswear media like GQ told their readers, “Don’t be afraid of florals,” and NBA stars started rocking loud floral prints, gender-binary fashion rules dictated that “real men” didn’t wear pink or flowers. It’s(…)

Ask dapperQ: Shopping for Smaller-Than-Small dapperQs?

Ask dapperQ: Shopping for Smaller-Than-Small dapperQs?

A reader writes: I appreciate all that this blog does and often long for the fashions on display, but it’s an all too common occurrence for me to read an article, be interested enough to check out the brands mentioned, and find that they don’t carry anything small enough to fit me. I’m 5 feet(…)

The #dapperQs of Instagram

The #dapperQs of Instagram

Between my full-time job as a health care provider, overseeing dapperQ’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, blogging for dapperQ, and volunteering as the Managing Editor for all of dapperQ’s content, I rarely have time to stop by dapperQ’s Instagram. Our contributor Tara Jae generously volunteers to manage our Instagram account. But, the other day I stopped(…)

Everyday Style with Cammrynn

Everyday Style with Cammrynn

Readers loved Cammrynn’s Seven Days of Dapper showcasing a week’s worth of her style. So, we brought Cammrynn back a third time to give us some more inspiration for everyday dapper style. (Check out Cam’s other dapperQ posts here and here.)   Inspiration: Colors, colors and more colors! Took a little trip through my apartment(…)

E-Groupie on the Saint Harridan Pop-Up Shop Tour: Hotlanta!

E-Groupie on the Saint Harridan Pop-Up Shop Tour: Hotlanta!

*Photos by Miki Vargas Photography We noted back in November that Saint Harridan, one of the leading brands designing masculine suits for women and trans* identified customers, was launching a 15 city pop-up shop tour. Since their tour started, we’ve been stalking them on Facebook, wishing we could follow them all over the country to(…)

Chromeo’s New Video Features Dapper Queer Wedding Style

Chromeo’s New Video Features Dapper Queer Wedding Style

I spy some awesome dapper queer wedding style in Chromeo’s new music video “Jealous (I Ain’t with It).” My friend from Brazil sent me screen shots from the video, which is from the electrofunk duo’s forthcoming album available May 12th.   Check out the full video here:

Ask dapperQ: Ultimate Prom Guide Edition!

Ask dapperQ: Ultimate Prom Guide Edition!

It’s prom season, and the questions are starting to pour in. A reader asks: “I’m 17 years old and senior prom is coming up shortly. After a lot of dress shopping, I’m beginning to come to the conclusion that a) I will probably never feel comfortable in a dress, regardless of what dress it is(…)

JagandCo’s Spring Line

JagandCo’s Spring Line

Every year, as the weather warms up, dapperQ gets tons of e-mails asking how to look dapper in the heat. Well, JagandCo’s spring collection of Red Paperboy trousers, shorts, vests, bow ties and suspenders are your answers for dressing dandy while beating the heat. Summer wedding? No problem. Spring graduation. Easy breezy. Here’s a sneak(…)

dapperQ Founder for “What Dyke Looks Like”

dapperQ Founder for “What Dyke Looks Like”

dapperQ’s founder Susan Herr, and her wife Shannon, are pictured here as part of the on-going photo series by Kristy Boyce entitled: “What Dyke Looks Like.”   Kristy is currently in in Russia documenting the lives of LGBTQ Russians, against the backdrop of an increasingly violent and anti-gay/lesbian society.  Stay tuned for more on that project.