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Masculine Spring Florals

Masculine Spring Florals

The best thing about queer style is that it takes risks, breaks boundaries, and isn’t afraid to blur gender lines. Before traditional menswear media like GQ told their readers, “Don’t be afraid of florals,” and NBA stars started rocking loud floral prints, gender-binary fashion rules dictated that “real men” didn’t wear pink or flowers. It’s(…)

Ask dapperQ: Shopping for Smaller-Than-Small dapperQs?

Ask dapperQ: Shopping for Smaller-Than-Small dapperQs?

A reader writes: I appreciate all that this blog does and often long for the fashions on display, but it’s an all too common occurrence for me to read an article, be interested enough to check out the brands mentioned, and find that they don’t carry anything small enough to fit me. I’m 5 feet(…)

E-Groupie on the Saint Harridan Pop-Up Shop Tour: Hotlanta!

E-Groupie on the Saint Harridan Pop-Up Shop Tour: Hotlanta!

*Photos by Miki Vargas Photography 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(…)

Chromeo’s New Video Features Dapper Queer Wedding Style

Chromeo’s New Video Features Dapper Queer Wedding Style

I spy some awesome dapper queer wedding style in Chromeo’s new music video “Jealous (I Ain’t with It).” My friend from Brazil sent me screen shots from the video, which is from the electrofunk duo’s forthcoming album available May 12th.   Check out the full video here:

Ask dapperQ: Ultimate Prom Guide Edition!

Ask dapperQ: Ultimate Prom Guide Edition!

It’s prom season, and the questions are starting to pour in. A reader asks: “I’m 17 years old and senior prom is coming up shortly. After a lot of dress shopping, I’m beginning to come to the conclusion that a) I will probably never feel comfortable in a dress, regardless of what dress it is(…)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Swedish Brand Crocker Casts Erika Linder as Masculine and Feminine Model in New Ads

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Swedish Brand Crocker Casts Erika Linder as Masculine and Feminine Model in New Ads

Swedish clothing brand Crocker recently cast one of our favorite androgynous models, Erika Linder (whose Twitter states, “I have too much imagination to just be one gender,” btw), as both the male and female model in their new ad campaigns. via BuzzFeed   The Crocker website reads: “The Erika Linder for Crocker SS14 campaign introduces(…)

VIDEO: Ellen Page Rocks Spectacular Suit at 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party

VIDEO: Ellen Page Rocks Spectacular Suit at 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party

Watch out Ellen, because here comes Ellen. That’s right. Ellen DeGeneres wasn’t the only gender bending lesbro looking awfully dapper at the Oscars’ festivities last night. Ellen Page appeared at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party wearing a very fashion-forward, urban inspired tuxedo ensemble complete with a skinny tie, Houndstooth pocket square, and Chelsea boots.  (…)

Ask dapperQ: Should My Watch Fit Under My Shirt Cuff?

Ask dapperQ: Should My Watch Fit Under My Shirt Cuff?

Mary Going, Founder of the bespoke suit company Saint Harridan, started an interesting Twitter conversation a few weeks back, prompting all of us to ask: Should our watches fit under our shirt cuffs? If not, why not? If so, why so? And, what if you like big, thick, bold watches? Then what????   So, we(…)

Interview with JagandCo. Custom Clothing

Interview with JagandCo. Custom Clothing

*All photos by aTruLee Photography We are so honored to announce that the queer owned clothier JagandCo. will be sending interactive lifestyle models to dapperQ’s five year anniversary runway show and after party. DJ Whitney Day first introduced dapperQ to the world of JagandCo. via Facebook, and we instantly fell in love with their dapper(…)