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Dapper in Vermont: Jodi Clark’s Quest for a Perfect Suit

Dapper in Vermont: Jodi Clark’s Quest for a Perfect Suit

Finding the perfect suit has become easier for some dapperQs, provided you live near one of the new brands that are designing suits for all genders and you have the financial means to afford said suits. But, let’s face it: If you do not live in one of the large cities where these brands are(…)

Ask dapperQ: Masculine Boxer Briefs without the Opening and Extra Fabric?

Ask dapperQ: Masculine Boxer Briefs without the Opening and Extra Fabric?

A reader asks: Hey, so I was just wondering about any further suggestions as to boxer briefs for women who are more masculine? I know of Girls Will Be Boys and I love them; RodeoH, which is a little too risque for me; Ethika has some women’s undies too. I guess my question is: What(…)

Hat Hype: Challenging the Snapback Cliché

Hat Hype: Challenging the Snapback Cliché

In an effort to up her style game, S.F., our Editor in Chief’s fiancé, swore off snapbacks to avoid the lesbian style cliché. But with streetwear becoming the new high fashion trend, some garments and accessories that were once considered the antithesis of fashionable – snapbacks, sweatpants (now dubbed “joggers“), and sneakers – are taking(…)

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Monkstrap Shoes in Small Sizes?

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Monkstrap Shoes in Small Sizes?

*Feature image: Sam Edelman burgundy calf hair monk shoe via Nordstrom. A couple of days ago, we posted our first ever The Sunday Swag Report (TSSR), a weekly roundup of style articles in the blogosphere that the dapperQ team believes our audience would find relevant to their interests. The feature image of our post was(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Betabrand Button-Ups and “Gay” Jeans

Betabrand Button-Ups and “Gay” Jeans

Last June, dapperQ collaborated with Betabrand for the first time. They were one of four brands we featured at our Pride runway show for the “unconventionally masculine” at the California Academy of Sciences.  Since then, dapperQ model and contributor Matt Jacobs did a shoot with Betabrand and provided us with a review of the shirt and jeans he(…)

Tani SS ’14 Air Fitness Boxer Brief for Stylish Packin’

Tani SS ’14 Air Fitness Boxer Brief for Stylish Packin’

Many of our readers have asked us for advice on stylish, comfortable, long-lasting underwear suitable for packing. Whether packing or not, boxer briefs tend to be the most popular among our readers, as confirmed by our unscientific but very informative underwear survey. “The Joy of Butch Underwear” by Buzz Cuts and Bustiers also included their(…)