Accessories

Beyonce Approved: Christopher Chaun Heirloom Bow-Ties for All Genders

Beyonce Approved: Christopher Chaun Heirloom Bow-Ties for All Genders

Nowadays, it seems like bow-ties are a dime a dozen, worn by every modern dandy from New York city to Austin, TX. And, fashion entrepreneurs have their finger on the pulse of this craze, as evinced by the numerous and ever exponentially growing number of start-up Etsy bow-tie shops. But, what if you are a(…)

Tie Mags: A Dapper Alternative to Tie Clips

Tie Mags: A Dapper Alternative to Tie Clips

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: When it comes to dressing dapper, the devil is in the details. Accessories give your outfit that certain je ne sais quoi. Sharp dressed dappers know how to effortlessly accessorize. But, sometimes you don’t want the accessories to overshadow the sleekness of your ensemble. Enter Tie(…)

EcoQ: Kreuzbach10 Bow-Ties Go Greener

EcoQ: Kreuzbach10 Bow-Ties Go Greener

Kruezbach10 not only designs quality menswear shirts and bow-ties for women, but since their founding, the company has been committed to minimizing their environmental footprint and working with partners that have high standards for work conditions. And, for this week’s edition of Eco-Friendly Fridays, we are so thrilled to announce that Kruezbach10 has now added(…)

Dapper and Swag’s Livery and Adornments Collar Chains

Dapper and Swag’s Livery and Adornments Collar Chains

I’ve mentioned before that my gal is not much of a tie person. Additionally, she has an allergy to various metals. This seriously limits the type and amount of accessories she can wear around her neck…or anywhere else on her body for that matter. She is not the only dapperQ who has asked our team(…)

Gift Guide Part V: For the Extra Smooooooth dapperQ

Gift Guide Part V: For the Extra Smooooooth dapperQ

dapperQ’s 2013 Holiday Gift Guide Series (for 2012, click here): + Part I: Holiday Shopping Guide for Your Austin, TX dapperQ + Part II: Charitable Giving for The dapperQ Who Has Everything + Part III: TK’s Butch Queen Wish List + Part IV: For Your Femmes + Part V: For the Extra Smooooooth dapperQ PART(…)

EcoQ: Proof Eyewear

EcoQ: Proof Eyewear

  I was once acquainted with a sunglasses designer for major lines like Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, and other “luxury” labels that name-dropping elite New Yorkers like to throw around to prove their upper-crust status among the real housewives socialites. This acquaintance would get tons of sample sunglasses and give the ones that were “not(…)

EcoQ: Two Guys Bow-ties from Recycled Wood, Fabric

EcoQ: Two Guys Bow-ties from Recycled Wood, Fabric

We’ve featured ties made from a variety of interesting materials, from ceramic to recycled cassette tape. So, why not ties made from recycled wood and fabric? Adam Teague and Tim Pasla, the creative visionaries behind the brand “Two Guys,”create these amazing wearable works of art locally in Oklahoma. You can even design your own with(…)

EcoQ: Cotton Bow Tie Company

EcoQ: Cotton Bow Tie Company

For this installment of Eco-Friendly Fridays, we’re bringing you the dapper swag of the queer owned and operated Cotton Bow Tie Company. Paint Splatter 2 30-year-old Kirsten Coe (designer and style muse) and and 27-year-old Petra Deane (maker and web manager) are the creative visionaries behind these strapping bow-ties made from recycled fabrics. Petra (left)(…)