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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(…)

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(…)

Artist behind JLo’s Infamous Birthday Cake Is a Dapper Woman!

Artist behind JLo’s Infamous Birthday Cake Is a Dapper Woman!

For those of you not in the celebrity gossip loop, media outlets lit up like the Northern Lights when they got their hands on images of JLo’s (Jennifer Lopez) 45th birthday cake, a six-foot long, life-sized edible work of art. In fact, gossip columnists called the cake the “real star of the party,” which was held(…)

Marcia Alvarado’s Debut as Male Model in EMAL Magazine

Marcia Alvarado’s Debut as Male Model in EMAL Magazine

EMAL Magazine, a free publication about modern lifestyle around the globe, featured Marcia Alvarado as a “female male model” on its front page of their Volume 2, Issue 7 publication. The issue also included a 12 page spread celebrating Alvarado’s dapper style and documenting her goals of becoming a male model in the fashion industry. We chatted(…)

PBS NewsHour Features Clothing for Gender Non-comforming People

PBS NewsHour Features Clothing for Gender Non-comforming People

PBS NewsHour produced a piece titled “The Right to be Handsome”: Clothing for Gender Non-conforming People on the Rise that featured some of our favorite dapperQs and brands, including Rae Tutera, Marimacho, and Bindle & Keep:   Companies that offer custom-made clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming people are coming to the forefront, as more(…)

Ellen DeGeneres Launching “ED” Lifestyle Brand

Ellen DeGeneres Launching “ED” Lifestyle Brand

Move over Oprah, Martha Stewart, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Ellen DeGeneres is entering the lifestyle guru game with her brand “ED,” which will offer home gifts (think bedding, candles, and tablecloths) this fall and eventually expand to also include clothing and accessories next spring. The ED logo via Elle   Elle magazine reports that ED will(…)

dapperQ Pride Fashion Show at California Academy of Sciences

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

Fashion Rocks: Dapper DJ Series with DJ Whitney Day

Fashion Rocks: Dapper DJ Series with DJ Whitney Day

Fashion and music have a longstanding, mutually influential relationship. Some of the most notorious fashion icons are musicians. With the biggest international DJ talents descending upon New York City for Pride 2014, we thought we’d give a special nod to the dapper DJs of Pride in series of music/style interviews with some of these world(…)

Interview: Ari Fitz’s TOMBOYISH Web Series Celebrates Andro Style

Interview: Ari Fitz’s TOMBOYISH Web Series Celebrates Andro Style

Autostraddle (feature image) described Ari Fitz’s new YouTube androgynous style chronicle, TOMBOYISH, as  “a hybrid documentary and fashion show.” My initial thought: WHAT THE WHA? So, I had to go see for myself. Not only was their description spot on, but within minutes I was hooked on the series, desperately combing through Fitz’s channel looking for more of these(…)