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(…)

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(…)

PHOTOS: dapperQ Celebrates 5 Years in Style

PHOTOS: dapperQ Celebrates 5 Years in Style

It’s best to make a grand, memorable entrance to your own party. To do this, though, one must have an audience. And, one cannot have an audience unless they are fashionably late. Qwear, Posture, Autostraddle , and Time Out New York have all come to the party bringing with them fabulous reviews of the dapperQ(…)

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.  (…)

Murray Hill This Saturday at the Gramercy

Murray Hill This Saturday at the Gramercy

At dapperQ’s recent, fifth-anniversary celebration, I had the honor of presenting Murray Hill with an award for the brilliant work he does to advance visibility for our peeps.   In a world of imitations, Murray is the real deal and he’s ours.  If you haven’t had the chance to see Murray perform, grab tickets to this one-night(…)

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(…)

Ellen Page Comes Out of the Closet, Where She Was Also Storing All Her Dapper Suits

Ellen Page Comes Out of the Closet, Where She Was Also Storing All Her Dapper Suits

Congratulations to Ellen Page for coming out as gay. You are such an inspiration…oh, and a style icon too. For years, we’ve been drooling over your dapper style, but never wanted to speculate about your sexual orientation, because, hey folks, gender presentation does not equal sexual orientation. So, let’s take a look back at some(…)

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(…)

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(…)