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The Sunday Swag Report: Roundup of Recommended Style Articles

The Sunday Swag Report: Roundup of Recommended Style Articles

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. POINT OF VIEW T: The New York Times Style Magazine explores questions of power, sexuality and gender being raised in(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Interview: Founder of SJW Menswear for Women, Sara Weston

Interview: Founder of SJW Menswear for Women, Sara Weston

A few weeks ago, a reader suggested SJW clothing, a brand that designs menswear for women founded by Sara Weston. We’re always hopeful, yet skeptical, when we get brand recommendations, because more times than I’d like to count, such recommendations lead us to brands only offering t-shirts and snapbacks. Both are great, but leave much(…)

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(…)