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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(…)

Seven Days of Dapper: Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick

Seven Days of Dapper: Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick

The Internet has been a very powerful force in connecting queer style bloggers and advancing our missions of increasing visibility and breaking free from gender binary norms. One of our team’s favorite style bloggers is Sara Geffrard of A Dapper Chick. We have been following her style on Tumblr and Instagram for some time now,(…)

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Welcome to our fourth edition of our newest roundup – Watch This Wednesdays – where we scour the internet to find the best masculine style videos on the web that our team agrees you need to view to up your dapper game. We’ve got some great informational and inspirational videos for you this week: #1:(…)

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Watch This Wednesdays: Roundup of Style Videos

Welcome to our second edition of our newest roundup – Watch This Wednesdays – where we scour the internet to find the best masculine style videos on the web that our team agrees you need to view to up your dapper game. We’ve got some great informational and inspirational videos for you this week: #1:(…)

He Said/We Said: SoCal Late Summer Edition

He Said/We Said: SoCal Late Summer Edition

Last March, dapperQ produced our first ever Cali He Said/We Said (HS/WS) in San Fran for Autostraddle. For our 18th edition of HS/WS, we returned to Cali, this time focusing on SoCal style. While the fashion industry has already moved on to fall collections, dapperQ thought August was the perfect time to publish a late summer(…)

The #dapperQs of Instagram

The #dapperQs of Instagram

Welcome back to our regular new feature, The #dapperQs of Instagram, where we showcase some of the amazing style that YOU, our readers, have been sharing using the #dapperQ hashtag on dapperQ’s Instagram. Since our first post, we’ve rounded up even MORE dashingly dapper style that you posted #dapperQ on Instagram. Keep em’ coming…you might(…)

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(…)

Fashion Crush: Ruby Rose

Fashion Crush: Ruby Rose

About a month ago, model and DJ Ruby Rose released Break Free, a short video about gender identity that she wrote, produced, and stared in. Since then, we have been following her style closely on Instagram. Like many of our readers, Rose says she does not doesn’t identify as either a woman or a man,(…)

A Very Dapper Wedding: Tonetta & Bukola

A Very Dapper Wedding: Tonetta & Bukola

dapperQ knows how difficult planning a wedding can be for most people, not to mention the added stress when the wedding does not fit heteronormative standards. On top of everything else we have to face – all of the hurdles we have to overcome – we also have to find wedding attire that fits our(…)

Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

Inspired by “Black Dandies Fashion New Academic Identities,” our series “Dress Smart” will be featuring masculine-of-center genderqueer and transmasculine dapperQ academics. “‘Stylin’ out.’ That’s how Monica L. Miller, an associate professor of English at Barnard College, describes the way black