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Kipper Clothiers Believes 2014 is the Year of The Dandy

Kipper Clothiers Believes 2014 is the Year of The Dandy

*Republished with permission from Kipper Clothiers Kipper Clothiers Believes 2014 is the Year of The Dandy Here are 5 new years style resolutions to make 2014 your most dapper year yet: 1. Out With the Old, in With the New: We all have clothes in our closet that we haven’t worn in years or simply […]

Interview: Duchess Clothier

Interview: Duchess Clothier

“Menswear” is back. Period. “Menswear” didn’t always take a backseat to feminine attire; just take a look at the Mad Men era and you will see that dapper dress wasn’t always thought of as something that only intellectuals, urban dwellers, and gay men donned. From Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie” to the NBA style wars […]

Nothing Nice New York Mixes Urban Cool, Bespoke Classic

Nothing Nice New York Mixes Urban Cool, Bespoke Classic

We’ve had a lot to report on in the past few months regarding the latest explosion of queer owned brands creating and/or curating lines for the unconventionally masculine. But, there are still plenty of allies designing *menswear* that works for a wide range of styles and bodies, and I will continue to research and showcase […]

Bespoke Suits and Shirts from Tomboy Tailors

Bespoke Suits and Shirts from Tomboy Tailors

For years, there has been a lot of talk and little solution regarding clothing options that address dapperQ needs. However, recently, I have been thrilled to see up-and-coming designers and entrepreneurs taking risks by entering the fashion industry to offer accessories and apparel specifically for dapperQ bodies. My most recent find is the San Francisco […]

gender, bespoke: Short Film on Gender, Identity, Fashion

gender, bespoke: Short Film on Gender, Identity, Fashion

When Oberlin College students Becca Kahn Bloch and A.D. (Mandy) Hogan were asked to come up with a final project for their queer theory seminar, they made a documentary short titled gender, bespoke in lieu of the traditional paper.  Their film explores the closets and minds of a few masculine presenting gender-queer students, giving us […]