Lea DeLaria’s Dapper Duds for Out 100

Lea DeLaria’s Dapper Duds for Out 100

Out magazine recently listed Lea DeLaria of Orange Is the New Black in their Out 100, the publication’s list of the world’s most compelling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. via Out Last week, DeLaria arrived at the Out 100 awards looking incredibly dashing in a Saint Harridan suit: via the Advocate Take a look at(…)

Topman’s ‘Kate and Johnny’ Unisex Collection Doesn’t Conform to a Specific Gender

Topman’s ‘Kate and Johnny’ Unisex Collection Doesn’t Conform to a Specific Gender

Last week, we shared with our readers one of the biggest reasons why we’re loving Topman: They recently became a sponsor of Qwear, making Qwear’s founder the first female-assigned blogger ever to be recognized and supported by their company. And, our readers and staff love the fit of Topman’s apparel so much that we included(…)

Anti-Rape Wear: Protection or Problematic?

Anti-Rape Wear: Protection or Problematic?

  Sexual assault affects all genders, sexualities, and ethnicities. With the prominence of songs like “Blurred Lines” and the coverage around events such as the Stuebenville rape case, “rape culture” is a phrase that has been frequently thrown into conversation. While sexual assault is not a new threat, the subconscious thought process that leads survivors(…)

Confessions of A Butch Queen: Crushing on Rick Owens and Other Philosophical Musings

Confessions of A Butch Queen: Crushing on Rick Owens and Other Philosophical Musings

*Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations, views, opinions, and conclusions expressed in this interview are strictly those of the author and do not reflect the views of the interviewer, dapperQ, or dapperQ’s community partners. Hola mi amors! We may be fashionably late to this party, but what counts is that we arrived looking like(…)

Subzero Style: Flannel-Lined Pants and What to Wear with Them

Subzero Style: Flannel-Lined Pants and What to Wear with Them

Some of our readers believe that the cold weather seasons offer the best of what fashion has to offer: warm colors, rich textures (leather, corduroy, shearling, tweed, wool, etc.), holiday shine, and layers. Still others dread dressing for cold weather. Winter blues; wet, salty, slushy sidewalks; unflattering bulk; and depressing dark colors can really discourage(…)

History Lesson: 1954 Brooks Brothers Encourages Women to Buy Men’s Shirts

History Lesson: 1954 Brooks Brothers Encourages Women to Buy Men’s Shirts

Did you know that, in 1954, the Brooks Brothers store in NYC opened a counter for women to buy men’s shirts? Women flocked to the menswear shop (Brooks Brothers’ full *womenswear department did not launch until 1976) , prompting Life magazine to write an article about how “ladies shop for themselves in a man’s store.”(…)

Androgyny Releases New Oxford Shirts!!!

Androgyny Releases New Oxford Shirts!!!

A few months ago, Androgyny wowed the crowed with their dashing line of dress shirts at dapperQ’s second New York Fashion Week event. Now, Androgyny’s owner and designer Melissa Millan is adding to their signature collection with the release of their new oxford shirts. The shirts feature muted pastels with bold, contrasting statement pieces, and(…)