dossier noun dos·sier \ˈdos-ˌyā, ˈdäs-; ˈdo-sē-ˌā, ˈdä-\ :a collection of papers or other sources, containing detailed information about a particular person or subject. A note from dapperQ’s Editor-in-Chief: Welcome to dapperQ contributor Gabrielle Royal’s latest column: Style Dossier, which will profile stylish queers across the country. Not only is this the debut edition of Style […]
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Welcome to our second edition of Seven Days of Dapper for 2015. We are extremely excited to explore different styles of dapper this year. Dana Jade’s wardrobe exemplifies how casual cool can look totally put together, an effortlessly dapper aesthetic that many of our readers who do not feel comfortable in a three-piece-suit often aspire […]
dapperQ is back with a brand new Seven Days of Dapper! It is our first Seven Days of Dapper of 2015 and we couldn’t think of a better way of kicking off this year’s series than with some style from LA LA land; It’s cold up here in NYC and we need some dashing dappers to warm […]
Masculinity, androgyny, femininity: all constructs that vary across cultures and across time. The reproduction of Western masculinity in queer style is liberating for some, but stifling for others. More and more, we are seeing designers redefine masculine and androgynous style for those who do not fit neatly into binary boxes. One such designer is Paulina […]
dapperQ’s He Said/We Said has been on the road, documenting queer style in Philadelphia and Cincinnati. We’ll be back in Cincy shortly, but in the meantime we have returned home to catch up with some of New York City’s finest dappers. Photographer Maria Del Naja, along with Anita Dolce Vita, selected the Hardy Amies spring 2015 menswear […]
DYDH produced a series of androgynous style editorials exclusively for dapperQ. We are looking back at some outtakes from DYDH’s brilliant shoots.
If queer style blogs were the only source of all fashion media, it might appear as if suits and the dandy aesthetic are the only options in “menswear” and masculine attire. But, if you look at Complex, Hypebeast, GQ or the many “menswear” runway shows all over the world, you would find that masculine attire is […]
Since queer media in general is lacking, dapperQ always strives to produce the best work possible (within our financial and time constraints as volunteers) because the LGBTQ community shouldn’t expect second-rate quality due to mainstream media’s disinterest in representing us. We produce many exclusive, original features, including, but not limited to, He Said/We Said. However, […]
Welcome back to The #dapperQs of Instagram, where we showcase some of the amazing queer style that YOU, our readers, have been sharing using the #dapperQ hashtag on dapperQ’s Instagram. For our first #dapperQs of Instagram of 2015, we asked our social media followers to share their dapper New Years Eve style with us. We […]
One of dapperQ’s favorite androgynous “menswear” models, Erika Linder, was recently cast as one of the “boys” in Tom Ford’s new “Lips and Boys” campaign ad. And, the results were…wait…someone please pick me up off the floor and get me some water, STAT!