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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(…)

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(…)

Ask dapperQ: Androgynous Clothing for Teen with Small Frame and Large Breasts?

Ask dapperQ: Androgynous Clothing for Teen with Small Frame and Large Breasts?

An amazing and supportive parent of a teen asked us the following: I am a parent of a inspiring androgynous teen. I introduced her to your website and she loves it. Question is she has a small frame with large breast. Can you address style for those young folks who would like to rock a(…)

Skin Care for Dashing Dappers Part II: Time Saving Facial Wipes

Skin Care for Dashing Dappers Part II: Time Saving Facial Wipes

This is the second installment of dapperQ’s new skin care series. Feature image via   Are you a dapper on the go? Whether it’s due to a busy schedule or simply spending nights away from home, it can be a challenge to stay on task when it comes to keeping that face fresh and clean.(…)

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(…)

Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

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

Skin Care for Dashing Dappers Part I: Ditch the Washcloth

Skin Care for Dashing Dappers Part I: Ditch the Washcloth

*Feature image via The Modern Man Dear Dappers, I am shocked to discover that the fairly universal answer to my question “What kind of skin care products do you use?” has been an astounding “Soap and water” or better yet “A washcloth.” I am fairly certain if I asked you what products you use on(…)

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

100 Most Stylish dapperQs 2014

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(…)

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(…)