dapperQ’s Ultimate Superbowl Guide: Outfits, Food, and Drinks!

dapperQ’s Ultimate Superbowl Guide: Outfits, Food, and Drinks!

For some of us, Superbowl is a time when we cheer on our favorite teams and celebrate the near super-human athletic abilities of some of the greatest sports stars who play one of the greatest sports. For others, the Superbowl has become somewhat of a holiday and is just another excuse to eat until we(…)

Seven Days of Dapper: Gabrielle Royal

Seven Days of Dapper: Gabrielle Royal

Hold onto your bow-ties, because Seven Days of Dapper is back featuring seven days worth of style from a dashing dandy. This time, we’re diving into the closet of Gabrielle Royal. BIO Gabrielle Royal is a graduate student at New York University. Her research is focused on the intersections of race, gender and sexuality in(…)

Ask dapperQ: Dapper Style for Curvy Femmes?

Ask dapperQ: Dapper Style for Curvy Femmes?

A reader asks: “I’m a femme who desperately wants to dip her toes further into dapper style, but I love my curves! How can I bring dapper style into my wardrobe while still flaunting my curvy femme self?” I understand that even super thin dappers have a difficult time finding menswear inspired ensembles that fit.(…)

Ask dapperQ: Metal-Free Dapper Pants?

Ask dapperQ: Metal-Free Dapper Pants?

*Feature image via VEER A reader asks: “I recently interviewed for a position at a distribution office where I was surprised to learn that they have a no metal policy. Meaning, that if hired, I wouldn’t be allowed to wear any clothing containing metal. No metal belts, buttons, zippers, clasps, grommets on shoes, etc. Being(…)

January Is the Month of Celebrity Suit Awesomeness

January Is the Month of Celebrity Suit Awesomeness

Salma Hayek is the latest celebrity to rock a simply jaw-dropping, perfectly tailored masculine suit. via Daily Mail Online Hayek followed Diane Keaton’s spectacular suit performance at the Golden Globes, wearing a designer pant suit to YSL’s menswear collection runway show in Paris. Speaking of Diane Keaton, can we just take a look one more(…)

Queer & Brown in Steeltown Talks Queer Style, Culture, Food & Visibility in the Burgh

Queer & Brown in Steeltown Talks Queer Style, Culture, Food & Visibility in the Burgh

Ayanah Moor and Raquel Rodriguez are the founders of Queer & Brown in Steeltown (queerandbrown.com), a Pittsburgh based podcast created out of love for QTPOC.  Ayanah and Raquel In addition to providing this amazing resource for queer and trans* people of color, they also design incredibly dapper pocket squares available at Queer and Brown Qartel.(…)

dapperQ Talks “Making Men’s* Fashion for Women*” on Huffington Post Live!

dapperQ Talks “Making Men’s* Fashion for Women*” on Huffington Post Live!

We took up the Huffington Post’s offer to be on a live panel on their segment “The Masculine Fashion Mystique.” The panel included our Managing Editor Anita Dolce Vita, Sonny Oram of the blog Qwear, the owner of the suit brand Bindle & Keep, and female-identified male model Elliot Sailors. All of the panelists recognize(…)

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Dapper Backless Shoes?

Ask dapperQ: Where Can I Find Dapper Backless Shoes?

A reader asks: “I’m a dapper lady, but due to a genetic foot condition have problems wearing shoes with closed backs. I wear a lot of clog-type shoes, but have difficulties finding any that aren’t either too feminine or just boring. Any suggestions? I’m in an academic/professional environment most of the time, and would love(…)

EcoQ: Kreuzbach10 Bow-Ties Go Greener

EcoQ: Kreuzbach10 Bow-Ties Go Greener

Kruezbach10 not only designs quality menswear shirts and bow-ties for women, but since their founding, the company has been committed to minimizing their environmental footprint and working with partners that have high standards for work conditions. And, for this week’s edition of Eco-Friendly Fridays, we are so thrilled to announce that Kruezbach10 has now added(…)

Dapper and Swag’s Livery and Adornments Collar Chains

Dapper and Swag’s Livery and Adornments Collar Chains

I’ve mentioned before that my gal is not much of a tie person. Additionally, she has an allergy to various metals. This seriously limits the type and amount of accessories she can wear around her neck…or anywhere else on her body for that matter. She is not the only dapperQ who has asked our team(…)