dapperQ is turning 5! FIVE YEARS!!! Has it been that long? We have had a very clear mission since our first post and have since emerged as one of the top queer style blogs, with mentions in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Washington Post, and Canada’s Globe & Mail, to name a few. We(…)
Wildfang recently launched their “SHOW US YOUR WILDFANG” campaign, featuring over 20 taste-makers and tomboys from the worlds of music, television and fashion, including Casey Legler, Sara Bareilles, and Ruby Rose. Each star is rocking one of Wildfang’s 8 button-ups from their WFXPDL collection: an exclusive collaboration with Canadian designers Peau de Loup. In the(…)
Recently, I was discussing with a Canadian reporter the current trend in the fashion industry of casting female identified models as *male* models. Of course, OF COURSE we talked about Casey Legler (Ford’s first female male model) and Saskia de Brauw (the female front model for the YSL spring 2013 menswear collection). But, then the(…)
A reader recently left the following comment: “When on earth would they start making men’s clothing for women? It’s high time fashion went androgynous all the way. I’m so tired of having to stick with clothes for teen boys.” We get countless questions and comments similar to this from masculine-of-center women and transmasculine individuals who(…)
This week, dapperQ reached another important milestone in achieving our mission to increase visibility for masculine-of-center lesbians, masculine presenting genderqueers, and transmasculine individuals:
Hedi Slimane, the creative director of the high-end luxury brand Yves Saint Laurent, has selected Dutch model Saskia de Brauw to front the campaign for their spring/summer 2013 menswear collection. This comes on the heels of female model Casey Legler being signed to Ford Models exclusively as a male model. Dean Mayo Davies of Dazed(…)
The internet is buzzing about “Male Models: The Female of the Species,” a Time.com article featuring Casey Legler.