Welcome to our second edition of Seven Days of Dapper for 2015. We are extremely excited to explore different styles of dapper this year. Dana Jade’s wardrobe exemplifies how casual cool can look totally put together, an effortlessly dapper aesthetic that many of our readers who do not feel comfortable in a three-piece-suit often aspire […]
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dapperQ is pleased to announce the winners of Beyond Measure, our New York Fashion Week partnership with bespoke clothiers Bindle & Keep and Ace Hotel New York. Beyond Measure offered the opportunity to honor three deserving nominees with a custom suit and dress shirt from Bindle & Keep, plus a night’s stay at Ace Hotel New York. We asked our neighbors and friends from […]
*Featured image via Exquisite Weddings A reader writes: Dear dapperQ friends, I am going to an event wearing dark pants and a royal blue dress shirt. Black vest. What color tie do I pair with that? Everything I read says your tie must be darker than your shirt, but I’m not wild about wearing a […]
*Photos by Tiph Browne Sometimes finding a talented, affordable barber who not only respects your gender identity and presentation, but also really understands your personal style is as difficult as finding clothing that fits. That’s why we like to showcase great barbers and hair stylists recommended by our readers! dapperQ model Nina Kossoff recently recommended Dez Marshall of Nelson’s Barber Shop. […]
Life of a queer fashion blogger often entails scouring the internet, hour after hour, searching for style that represents those who dress outside the binary. So, there I was on a Saturday morning, pursing Tumblr while I stayed inside avoiding the sub-degree temps and snow currently plaguing the East Coast, when BAM…this: These awesome tees […]
dapperQ has showcased brands that are designing masculine attire specifically for masculine presenting women, gender-queers, and trans-identified individuals in our runway shows, store guides, and interviews. But, in recent years, we’ve seen a growing number of mainstream designers and stores add gender-neutral clothing options in response to society’s changing views about gender identity and gender […]
Masculinity, androgyny, femininity: all constructs that vary across cultures and across time. The reproduction of Western masculinity in queer style is liberating for some, but stifling for others. More and more, we are seeing designers redefine masculine and androgynous style for those who do not fit neatly into binary boxes. One such designer is Paulina […]
dapperQ’s He Said/We Said has been on the road, documenting queer style in Philadelphia and Cincinnati. We’ll be back in Cincy shortly, but in the meantime we have returned home to catch up with some of New York City’s finest dappers. Photographer Maria Del Naja, along with Anita Dolce Vita, selected the Hardy Amies spring 2015 menswear […]
Do You Know Someone Who Deserves a Free Custom Suit? Nominate Them for the ACE Hotel NY + Bindle & Keep + dapperQ “Beyond Measure” Campaign!
Ace Hotel New York + Bindle & Keep + dapperQ Present BEYOND MEASURE NEW YORK FASHION WEEK Special Guest Judges: JD Samson, Murray Hill, Eliza Byard and dapper Q In celebration of New York Fashion Week 2015, Ace Hotel New York is partnering with bespoke clothiers Bindle & Keep, JD Samson, Murray Hill, Eliza Byard […]
The Advocate, The Huffington Post, Jezebel, GLAAD, and Bustle are all talking about BROTHERS, a fictional web series dramedy that follows four trans-masculine friends in Brooklyn, NY. For this edition of Watch This Wednesdays, dapperQ got a more in-depth look at BROTHERS with filmmaker Emmett Lundberg, the writer and director of the series.