A group of London butches and transmen have recently formed a solidarity group called ‘Drake’ and have sent dapperQ some information to share with our readers. Here is their manifesto: DRAKE We are a gallant band of queer Londoners from the butch and transman communities. We joined together in a spirit of gentlemanly solidarity and […]
In the fashion world, New York Fashion Week (NYFW) is light years behind us now, even though it just ended a few weeks ago. Designers, and models, and fashion mags, etc. have all moved on to better things, like summer and fall 2013 collections…yep, that’s right. But, that won’t stop us from still talking about […]
Feature photo (right): Phranc at the LA women’s center. Photo by Liza Cowan. In my interview about What the Well Dressed Dyke Will Wear in dapperQ, I mentioned that the slides from my traveling slideshow were at the Lesbian Herstory Archives in NYC. Since then, I visited the Archives and borrowed my slides to digitize […]
Emerging out of Florence, Italy, WeWOOD watches combine style, functionality, and eco-smarts. WeWOOD’s mission is to “make watches to protect and restore forest wildlife, clean water and carbon sequestration.” Not only are their watches eco-friendly (some of them made entirely with recycled wood), but WeWOOD will plant a tree for every watch purchased. WeWOOD, along […]
Getting wrapped up for Autumn has never been so cosy. On the DapperQ pinboard there are some lovely leather and wool styles with a worn-in look. I love this style – it makes me think of rainy days spent hopping between second-hand bookshops and cafes with gooey chocolate cake. But maybe that’s just me. Anyway, this is the best time of year to keep the tones warm and the cuts classic. Join us on the DapperQ pinboard and repin your favourite styles!
Reader question? No, more like dozens of reader inquiries and legitimate freakouts about where to find men’s and menswear inspired women’s dress shoes that come in dapperQ sizes, be it large or small. Deep breath. dapperQ is here with a dress shoe 101 to get you started in the right direction. Make friends with fashion […]
Of all the nice shirts and shoes and bowties and cufflinks and jeans and watches and earrings I own, there is one piece of clothing that has gotten more compliments than everything else combined. For best compliments, wear without any other articles of clothing It’s a jean jacket I customized in sophomore year of college. […]
Do you remember Tiq Milan, one of our models for the Moncler Gamme Bleu edition of He Said/We Said? How could we forget? He’s only being featured in print ads all over NYC. Here he is in the Live Out Loud Homecoming Project ad campaign: And, here’s a bit more about the project: Live Out […]
You know it. You love it. It’s Seven Days of Dapper, back with some more sexy swag for your viewing pleasure. The one, the only, the exquisitely dapper Johnell Lawrence is here to show you how it’s done, folks.
I was perusing my new favorite wedding site, A Bicycle Built for Two, which provides “real wedding inspiration for lesbians, queers, and everyone else,” when I came across the engagement photos of Ashley and Leanne. I nearly fell off my chair because: The images were so stunning; Becky, an Ohio based photographer, did an impeccable […]