How to Find and Refine Your Personal Style

How to Find and Refine Your Personal Style

“Finding your personal style means feeling exhilarated every day as you walk out your front door, knowing you look great before anybody tells you so (and, most important, not caring if they don’t).” I sat reading these words in Amanda Brook’s new fashion manual, I Love Your Style, while on a flight to Bosnia with(…)

Style Icon: Dress Like Katherine Moennig

Style Icon: Dress Like Katherine Moennig

*For more icons, visit dapperQ’s Icons Section. Autostraddle once described Katherine Moennig’s style as “effortlessly disheveled edgy hi-low/boy-girl androgyny.” Her look, deceivingly elementary but in reality tricky to achieve, has inspired legions of Shane wanna-bes worldwide. If you like… How does Katherine Moennig make a t-shirt look so stylish, besides the fact that she is(…)

Fearless Series Showcases Young LGBTQ Athletes

Fearless Series Showcases Young LGBTQ Athletes

*Feature photo by Jeff Sheng: Sophia, Field Hockey, John Hopkins University, 2010 Photographer Jeff Sheng’s nine year photo series, “Fearless,” documents courageous “out” LGBTQ high school and collegiate athletes. Each and every one of these brave subjects is an inspiration to us all. Here is a sample of the amazing dapperQs featured among the diverse(…)

Style Icon: Dress Like JD Samson

Style Icon: Dress Like JD Samson

*For more icons, visit dapperQ’s Icons Section. MEN frontwoman, JD Samson, once described her style as “practical, 12-year-old boy with necessary ‘artist’ identifier.” She epitomizes the type of Brooklyn cool-kid street style that is currently being mass marketed by retailers like Urban Outfitters, yet still remains so elusive to the “Average Jo.” If you like…(…)