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PBS NewsHour Features Clothing for Gender Non-comforming People

PBS NewsHour Features Clothing for Gender Non-comforming People

PBS NewsHour produced a piece titled “The Right to be Handsome”: Clothing for Gender Non-conforming People on the Rise that featured some of our favorite dapperQs and brands, including Rae Tutera, Marimacho, and Bindle & Keep:   Companies that offer custom-made clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming people are coming to the forefront, as more(…)

Ask dapperQ: Suits for my Teen Daughter?

Ask dapperQ: Suits for my Teen Daughter?

  A reader asks: “I’m trying to plan ahead for Christmas for my 16-yr-old who likes to suit up. I can embrace the suit…just not lousy-looking suits. She’s a lovely 5’7″ not-skinny, not-stocky, girl, with a lovely girl’s body. (Sorry, I’m her mom, I’m biased.) Therefore, boy/men clothes don’t fit well, and she isn’t keen(…)

Ask dapperQ: Hellllllllp! Masculine Swimwear?

Ask dapperQ: Hellllllllp! Masculine Swimwear?

One reader asks: “I recently had top surgery and my doctor instructed me to keep my scars out of the sun. Have any suggestion[s] for swimwear that provides water-proof chest coverage but is not a women’s tankini top?” And another reader asks: “Last year, I went to Miami with some of my gay guy friends.(…)

Menswear Movement: New Year, New Hope

Menswear Movement: New Year, New Hope

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(…)

Finding Fit: Come to Terms with Tailoring

Finding Fit: Come to Terms with Tailoring

dapperQs have unique needs and challenges when it comes to finding clothes that fit. Every year, our website is inundated with “fit” questions, especially with respect to business attire and formalwear. In response, our contributors have posted how-to videos, fit tips, and interviews with designers, such as Marimacho, who are making clothes specifically for dapperQ(…)

Marimacho’s Hunt for Heartbreakers

Marimacho’s Hunt for Heartbreakers

Our friends over at Marimacho, a lovely masculine clothing line for the female bodied and transmasculine crowd, are looking for heartbreakers! To kick-start their new tumblr, the clothing line is welcoming users to submit photos of themselves rocking masculine clothing. You can check out some of the current submissions and weekly winners (the eye candy(…)

An Interview with Marimacho

An Interview with Marimacho

Last week, I attended a discussion on queer fashion hosted by Columbia University trans student group GendeRevolution. Also in attendance were Crystal González and Ivette Alé, the creative visionaries behind the newly launched masculine-of-center clothing line, Marimacho. I was honored to have a sneak peak at the Marimacho collection and instantly fell in love with(…)