• 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(…)

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Monkstrap Shoes in Small Sizes?

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Monkstrap Shoes in Small Sizes?

*Feature image: Sam Edelman burgundy calf hair monk shoe via Nordstrom. A couple of days ago, we posted our first ever The Sunday Swag Report (TSSR), a weekly roundup of style articles in the blogosphere that the dapperQ team believes our audience would find relevant to their interests. The feature image of our post was(…)

“Scandal” Character Is My Muse

“Scandal” Character Is My Muse

*Feature image via Georgia’s Peach. If you’ve seen “Scandal”, you’ve seen Harrison Wright: the ultimate power clasher. He’s big on checks, lavender and patterns that collide in a dance that makes me dizzy.  He’s also my sartorial role model. via Jimmy I’m heading back in to the workaday world after years of working from home.(…)

Seven Days of Dapper: Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick

Seven Days of Dapper: Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick

The Internet has been a very powerful force in connecting queer style bloggers and advancing our missions of increasing visibility and breaking free from gender binary norms. One of our team’s favorite style bloggers is Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick. We have been following her style on Tumblr and Instagram for some time now,(…)

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Welcome to our fourth edition of our newest roundup – Watch This Wednesdays – where we scour the internet to find the best masculine style videos on the web that our team agrees you need to view to up your dapper game. We’ve got some great informational and inspirational videos for you this week: #1:(…)

The Sunday Swag Report: Roundup of Recommended Style Articles

The Sunday Swag Report: Roundup of Recommended Style Articles

*Feature image via Men’s Style Pro Welcome to our newest regular roundup feature: The Sunday Swag Report (TSSR). We have scoured the Internet to bring you some of the most interesting, informative, funny, etc. style articles from the past couple of weeks. STYLE ADVICE & TIPS Brooklyn suit-maker Martin Greenfield brings 70 years of expertise(…)

Tomboy Femme Fridays: The Gay Scent & Queer Signifiers

Tomboy Femme Fridays: The Gay Scent & Queer Signifiers

Feature image via Where to Get It I smell gay. … I swear I do. Which is why I am always shocked when I am mistaken for straight. Even if someone misses that distinctive ‘queer’ scent on me, I figure that my outfit will always be the giveaway… but apparently that is not always the(…)

Interview: Sharpe Suiting for All Genders

Interview: Sharpe Suiting for All Genders

Sharpe Suiting is a Los Angeles based queer-centric suit company that constructs clothing for ALL body types and identities. They create high quality suits and dress wear with an intellectual approach, a classic feel, and a modern twist. Sharpe was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Leon Wu and joined by Los Angeles event promoter Vanessa(…)

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Welcome to our second edition of our newest roundup – Watch This Wednesdays – where we scour the internet to find the best masculine style videos on the web that our team agrees you need to view to up your dapper game. We’ve got some great informational and inspirational videos for you this week: #1:(…)

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

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

Editor’s note: 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 be a part(…)