I have been wearing men’s underwear for years, since way before the rest of my wardrobe was purchased from the men’s section. It started in university. (Read: a long time ago.) I had gone to my parents’ place for dinner and had brought my laundry. While folding the white load, something unfamiliar caught my eye.(…)
I once rolled around with Miley Cyrus on the sandy beaches of Fire Island. As one could imagine, this drew a great deal of positive attention from the fierce, fabulous, and fashionable Pine’s boys as they strutted past me down the catwalk on the shores. While I received many nods of approval, that day was(…)
The dapper Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow of the British chamber-folk duo O’Hooley and Tidow discuss their new, masterfully written and executed album and their amazing fashion style. Images by photographer Casey Orr. dapperQ: Can you give us a brief history of the band? Belinda: We met a few years ago when we were both(…)
Here’s what I knew about the DJ duo Flight Facilities a few days ago. Absolutely nothing. I’m starting to get to know them, though; we’re courting and I’ve developed feelings for them. I first heard of the group this weekend after Annie Klebanoff, one of the photographers on the set of a He Said/We Said(…)
I hear you’re craving some stud lesbian fashion realness. Never fear, dapperQ is here with some swag images from Gladiator: The Etymology of the Female Muscle, a runway event that showcased the fashion and lifestyles of butch lesbians. Held on Sunday, April 15th, 2012 at the LAB in historic downtown Brooklyn, New York, the show’s(…)
Rebellious twists on classic menswear styles are getting lots of love on the DapperQ Pinterest board. The smartly supercharged layers from Lees Shop exploded with repins, while bright touches like the brogue boots below have had their share of attention from the discerning eyes of the Pinterest crowd. Got something to say about my virtual swag gathering? Get on Pinterest and make it known!
Seven Days of Dapper is baaaaaaaack bringing you a week’s worth of style, this time by Sonny Oram. And, Sonia knows a thing or two about being dapper; she created Qwear, a fashion website that serves as a platform for lesbians, queer women, and transmaculine people to share their experiences around clothing. In describing her(…)
Finding men’s clothing that fits a female body isn’t simple for any DapperQ. Petit(e) bodies present their own challenges. How do you find masculine swag for a pixie-like figure?
In the first two weeks of DapperQ pinning, it’s been clear that pale shaded items with interesting textures are getting the most attention.
I engage in some occasional, noncommittal food blogging in addition to serving as the Features Editor at dapperQ. A friend turned me on to Pintrest and I’ve been finding it really useful for organizing my favorite recipes and restaurants. Last week, I decided to create a Pintrest board for a post I was writing for(…)