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Personalized Androgynous Clothing Could Be Waiting on Your Doorstep If Greyscale Goods Is Backed on Kickstarter

Personalized Androgynous Clothing Could Be Waiting on Your Doorstep If Greyscale Goods Is Backed on Kickstarter

Just when you thought you mastered e-commerce, along comes another hip way to shop that all the kiddies are raving about: discovery commerce. Still haven’t a clue? Economic Times Retail defines discovery commerce as: …subscription boxes – a monthly service of curated products that is hugely popular in the West. The concept, described as ‘discovery […]

Oscar de la Renta: Fashion Icon Leaves His Mark on This ‘Young Butch’

Oscar de la Renta: Fashion Icon Leaves His Mark on This ‘Young Butch’

*Republished with permission via Sharpe Suiting When people would ask me what I was wearing, I would sometimes joke that it was an ‘Oscar de la Rental’. I could never afford a real de la Renta, but I did know a fashion goldmine at the local thrift store where it kept pouring in. Pierre (Cardin), […]

[PHOTOS] Red Carpet Recap: Sharpe Suiting Vintage Glam Event

[PHOTOS] Red Carpet Recap: Sharpe Suiting Vintage Glam Event

All photos by Molly Adams I didn’t know what to expect as I was heading to the Sharpe Suiting “Vintage Glam” themed Kickstarter launch event at The Must bar in L.A. I knew a bit about Sharpe, a queer-centric brand forging the way in producing masculine dresswear undefined by gender binaries. But, the fact was […]

Crowning Glory: Afro-Textured Hair II

Crowning Glory: Afro-Textured Hair II

*Feature image by Awol Erizku via Vogue Recently, a dapperQ contributor submitted a post about queer hair that was nearly devoid of QPOC styles. Our Editor in Chief, Anita Dolce Vita, responded with her take on the submission, along with several examples of her favorite masculine QPOC hair styles and cuts. Anita also promised to […]

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: BowieBall 2014

All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go: BowieBall 2014

“All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go” is dapperQ’s latest feature, which details fun and fashionable events relevant to your interests in your area. Our first featured event is BowieBall 2014. BowieBall pays homage to the definitive rock – and STYLE – icon: David Bowie, in an anything-goes charity extravaganza bringing together the best in music, […]

#QueersWearPink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

#QueersWearPink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Editor’s note: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. dapperQ recognizes that everyone in our community, irrespective of sex or gender, is at some risk (some higher than others) for developing breast cancer. In this article, we refer to cancer in breast tissue as breast cancer, and to the tissue itself as breasts. We acknowledge that many of […]

Brad & Angelina’s Daughter Sports Suit to the Brangelina Wedding

Brad & Angelina’s Daughter Sports Suit to the Brangelina Wedding

All images by David James/Getty Images via People magazine In spite of Hollywood’s cruel criticism of Shiloh Jolie Pitt’s “tomboy” style, parents Brad and Angelina have supported their daughter in dressing however she feels comfortable. The pop culture frenzy that was Brangelina’s wedding was no exception; Shiloh sported this amazingly adorable short suit ensemble as […]

“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. […]

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 […]