V Magazine's "Studs" Editorial

V Magazine's "Studs" Editorial

V magazine recently published “Studs,” a multi-media fashion editorial featuring masculine presenting lesbians, gender-queers, and trans men. The editorial showcased spectacular photo images and video documenting the beauty and power of the self-identified stud models who participated in shoot. V magazine’s intro to “Studs” reads: “A GENTLE POETRY ENVELOPES THESE FANTASTIC BODIES—ATHLETES, ARTISTS, LOVERS—WHO ARE […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Daughter's Hair

Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Daughter's Hair

In February, singer Willow Smith, daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, debuted a new buzz-cut that caused quite a stir. Photo Credit: Getty Images Critics questioned why her parents would “allow” such a “drastic” change, saying “so much for” the longer locks that inspired Willow’s 2010 hit, “I Whip My Hair.” But, Jada […]

Interview with Queer B.O.I.S.

Interview with Queer B.O.I.S.

Increasing visibility of masculine-of-center lesbians, masculine presenting genderqueers, and transgender men with respect to fashion is just one piece of the empowerment puzzle. Over the past few years, we have seen a (much needed) proliferation of menswear style blogs dedicated to this niche market. However, this population has been shut out of many other spaces […]

Transmasculine Style with The Test Shot

Transmasculine Style with The Test Shot

In their own words, The Test Shot is: “a new online visual project that aims to document and celebrate the variety and strength of transmasculine style. We want to create a catalog of how transmasculine identified people in London and elsewhere in the UK live today. We are not professional photographers. But we are totally […]

Fashion Tip: Vintage Letter Jacket (VIDEO)

Fashion Tip: Vintage Letter Jacket (VIDEO)

QB1 makes the ladies swoon and vintage letter jackets can too. In the third of our five-part series of video fashion tips with Bklyn’s Dry Good’s Jahn Hall, Ariel Speedwagon sports the genial hometown jock look, which spiffed up our dapperQ of the Year’s trademark bowtie. It’s a look that Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs […]

Discerning Dapper, Meet Discerning Brute

Discerning Dapper, Meet Discerning Brute

Joshua Katcher is pushing the paradigm and evolving vegan fashion with his awesome website The Discerning Brute: fashion, food & etiquette for the ethically handsome man. While Katcher’s website is geared towards men, I see his dapper vegan aesthetic as having a cross-over appeal to many queers, especially for those on the market for vegan […]

Rachel's Picks: Holiday Gift Guide Pt. I

Rachel's Picks: Holiday Gift Guide Pt. I

Well, that’s it folks. The battle with your family over why this holiday season you want Tofurky, don’t want to wear a skirt, and refuse to introduce your queer lover as your “roommate” to your GOP supporting aunt is underway. But, dapperQ will be here for you to provide style advice, love, support, encouragement, drink […]