• He Said/We Said Rocks Fall 2014 Style in Prospect Park

    The temperature is already dropping down to the ’70s in New York and Facebook posts about sweater weather are starting to creep up in our newsfeed. For our 19th edition of He Said/We Said (HS/WS), we headed to Brooklyn to photograph some dashing dappers rocking fall style in Prospect Park. Photographer Eli Vickery and I selected […]

  • 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 […]

Crowning Glory: Afro-Textured Hair II

Crowning Glory: Afro-Textured Hair II

*Feature image by Awol Erizku via Vogue Recently, a dapperQ contributor submitted a post about queer hair that was nearly devoid of QPOC styles. Our Editor in Chief, Anita Dolce Vita, responded with her take on the submission, along with several examples of her favorite masculine QPOC hair styles and cuts. Anita also promised to […]

All Dressed Up and Somwhere to Go: Women’s Event 17

All Dressed Up and Somwhere to Go: Women’s Event 17

“All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go” is dapperQ’s latest feature, which details fun and fashionable events relevant to your interests in your area. Our next featured event is Women’s Event 17 brought to you by New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center on Saturday, November 15th. Women’s Event 17 will be […]

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Fashion, Vintage, and Etsy with Ville Vru

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Fashion, Vintage, and Etsy with Ville Vru

You’ve waited patiently and we’ve delivered: Eco-Friendly Fridays is back. This Friday, we’re featuring Lana N’ Val, an Etsy boutique that offers wonderfully curated vintage attire inspired by the original 1979 punk movement, with nuances of military. Owner Ville Vru hand selects each item sold at the online boutique, and he would wear each and […]

Bow Ties for Marriage Equality

Bow Ties for Marriage Equality

Do you actually need an excuse to buy yourself a new bow tie or two? If so, check out Tie The Knot, a non-profit bow-tie company launched by Jesse Tyler Ferguson who currently stars as “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Emmy Award-winning ABC comedy Modern Family.  A longstanding advocate for marriage equality, Ferguson co-founded Tie The […]

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: Sharpe Suiting Kickstarter Launch Party

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: Sharpe Suiting Kickstarter Launch Party

“All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go” is dapperQ’s latest feature, which details fun and fashionable events relevant to your interests in your area. Last week, we featured BOWIEBALL 2014. This week, we recommend the Sharpe Suiting’s Kickstarter Launch Party. Here are the deets: Sharpe Suiting invites you to join them for a night of […]

Seven Days of Dapper: Danielle “Coop” Cooper

Seven Days of Dapper: Danielle “Coop” Cooper

Admittedly, dapperQ initially fell short on our Instagram game. We were focused so much on building our Facebook and Twitter communities that we failed to fully understand that, when it comes to fashion and style blogging, Instagram reigns supreme on getting your look and your brand noticed. Instagram is all the swag without all of the […]

Interview with Mack Dihle: Police Officer, Androgynous Model, and Dapper Jazz Musician

Interview with Mack Dihle: Police Officer, Androgynous Model, and Dapper Jazz Musician

Editor’s note: Last August, the Huffington Post published an article featuring images from the #whatbutchlookslike Twitter campaign. The purpose of the ongoing campaign is to increase visibility of butch identified queers by celebrating the vast diversity of the butch community through images. We first saw model, musician, and police officer Mack Dihle via this campaign and instantly knew […]

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: BowieBall 2014

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: BowieBall 2014

“All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go” is dapperQ’s latest feature, which details fun and fashionable events relevant to your interests in your area. Our first featured event is BowieBall 2014. BowieBall pays homage to the definitive rock – and STYLE – icon: David Bowie, in an anything-goes charity extravaganza bringing together the best in music, […]

#QueersWearPink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

#QueersWearPink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Editor’s note: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. dapperQ recognizes that everyone in our community, irrespective of sex or gender, is at some risk (some higher than others) for developing breast cancer. In this article, we refer to cancer in breast tissue as breast cancer, and to the tissue itself as breasts. We acknowledge that many of […]