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Ask dapperQ: Examples of Feminine Dapper, Please!?

Ask dapperQ: Examples of Feminine Dapper, Please!?

*Feature image by Go Kate Shoot via Brightest Young Things dapperQ has joined forces with international lesbian-identified DJ Whitney Day to produce our third New York Fashion Week (NYFW) event (RSVP here), featuring fashion photography of 17 artists who captured images for our He Said/We Said series. In our invitation, we posted the following: *GIVEAWAYS*It’s(…)

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(…)

Ask dapperQ: Brown Wingtips in Small Sizes (Like, Men’s 5)?

Ask dapperQ: Brown Wingtips in Small Sizes (Like, Men’s 5)?

A reader recently posted this call for advice on our Facebook page:   Alright style conscious little transguys: brands, websites, anything…I really need to look sharp for work this year. Totally fine getting clothes tailored, but cannot find nice dress shoes. I want some nice brown wingtips. Men’s 5 don’t seem to exist and all(…)

Ask dapperQ: What to Wear for the (HOT) Pride Parade?

Ask dapperQ: What to Wear for the (HOT) Pride Parade?

A reader asks: The NYC Pride Parade is just days away and I STILL do not know what I’m going to wear, mostly because it’s always hot/humid and I don’t know how to dress sharp in the heat! I know it’s late, but can you give me some tips? Do not fret, my friend. You(…)

Ask dapperQ: How to Dress Techie Chic?

Ask dapperQ: How to Dress Techie Chic?

A reader writes: “While watching ‘Silicon Valley’ this week, it occurred to me: I dress like a techie. I’ll never be a dandy. I’ll never dress like a baller. I’m just an average Jo. Is there anyway to pull off techie in a dapper way?” The cast of “Silicon Valley” via The New York Times(…)

Ask dapperQ: How to WOW in a Jeans & Blazer

Ask dapperQ: How to WOW in a Jeans & Blazer

A reader writes: “I need help! I’m 18 years old and a butch lesbian. My girlfriend will soon be 19 and we are going out for her birthday however my dress sense is horrible and I want to impress her. Is there any chance you can help me because I feel like she doesn’t look(…)

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Androgynous Blazers?

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Androgynous Blazers?

A reader asked where to find androgynous blazers. My partner is also in the market for a good androgynous blazer because she doesn’t fit neatly into the masculine/feminine binary and is not comfortable in anything too extreme on either side of the spectrum. So, here are some I dug up using key words “boyfriend blazer”(…)

Ask dapperQ: Masculine Swimwear Part II

Ask dapperQ: Masculine Swimwear Part II

A reader asks: “Can we talk about swimwear? With beach season almost upon us, I am reminded yet again of the differences between my partner and myself. For me, swimsuit season kicks off with a crash diet and an all-day shopping trip with a friend to find the perfect two-piece. However, my typically confident and(…)

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(…)

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(…)