Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

Dress Smart – dapperQ Academics

Inspired by “Black Dandies Fashion New Academic Identities,” our new 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 people have used dress to expand definitions of blackness, gender, and sexuality. Men in […]

Grunion Run Groomsmen Shop

Grunion Run Groomsmen Shop

The million dollar question: What should I wear to a wedding? We get it all the time from brides and grooms to be, wedding party participants, and wedding guests. As I mentioned in “Queering Your Wedding Wardrobe,” the good news is that there has been a trend in menswear toward more casual, creative wedding attire, […]

Add Swag to Your Holiday Attire

Add Swag to Your Holiday Attire

It’s that time of year again: holiday work soirees, New Years Eve galas, and neighborhood cocktail parties beckon. You can certainly reach for your go-to white button-down, black tie, and black slacks that you wore to every party last year and wear it again to every party this year. But, why not switch it up […]

Street Fashion: Don’t Mess With Texas

Street Fashion: Don’t Mess With Texas

This is the first in a series of articles covering masculine-of-center street fashion seen in and around Texas. At times, living in the South, it may feel like you’re a lone masculine-presenting wolf floating awash in a sea of gender normativity. (Because wolves float in seas. Duh.) But every magic once in a while you float […]

Interview with Soull and Dynasty Ogun

Interview with Soull and Dynasty Ogun

If you have been recently anywhere close to your computer, you have probably heard about or seen pictures of the dynamic duo, Dynasty and Soull Ogun.  These twins run their own clothes and jewelry lines, BRZÉ and Alkhemi9, bringing a spectacular and thoughtful approach to fashion design.  Mirroring their tastes for blurred lines of gender, they […]

YSL Casts Female Model for Menswear Campaign

YSL Casts Female Model for Menswear Campaign

Hedi Slimane, the creative director of the high-end luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent, has selected Dutch model Saskia de Brauw to front the campaign for their spring/summer 2013 menswear collection. This comes on the heels of female model Casey Legler being signed to Ford Models exclusively as a male model. Dean Mayo Davies of  Dazed […]