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Interview: Sharpe Suiting for All Genders

Interview: Sharpe Suiting for All Genders

Sharpe Suiting is a Los Angeles based queer-centric suit company that constructs clothing for ALL body types and identities. They create high quality suits and dress wear with an intellectual approach, a classic feel, and a modern twist. Sharpe was founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Leon Wu and joined by Los Angeles event promoter Vanessa(…)

Fit (Unfortunately) Comes First

Fit (Unfortunately) Comes First

Exacting fit is the foundation upon which any solid wardrobe is built. This is especially true when it comes to suits.  Cis-men who buy off the rack expect that their purchase will have to be tailored.  In fact, this service is often provided at point of sale. But many of us find less than welcoming(…)

A Very Dapper Wedding: Rebekah & Lydia

A Very Dapper Wedding: Rebekah & Lydia

New York City attorney, Rebekah, was recently wed to wife Lydia and the event was a very dapper one indeed. So, I got the scoop directly from Rebekah on the love story and outfits that made the day so spectacular: Story: Lydia and I have been together for 9 years and got married on September 21,(…)

Kipper Clothiers Suits Up Lesbian and Transmasculine Soonly Weds

Kipper Clothiers Suits Up Lesbian and Transmasculine Soonly Weds

Kipper Clothiers recently made our store guide, which features designers, brands, and collections that are producing clothing to fit dapperQ bodies. And, they made the list for good reason. Based out of San Francisco, Kipper Clothiers is committed the production of high-quality, well-fitting custom suits and shirts with a masculine silhouette for the Bay Area(…)

A Very Dapper Wedding: Katie and Ilana

A Very Dapper Wedding: Katie and Ilana

This is our sixth post in dapperQ’s Wedding Week, where we feature dapper weddings and answer all of your burning wedding questions. Today, we are featuring the dapper wedding of Katie and Ilana. Katie shared her experience finding the perfect wedding suit with dapperQ. *Feature written by Katie Kein. Photos by Robert Kaussner Photography A(…)

Ask dapperQ: Wedding Guest Suit for Butch?

Ask dapperQ: Wedding Guest Suit for Butch?

This is our third post in dapperQ’s Wedding Week, where we feature dapper weddings and answer all of your burning wedding questions.   Featured image: L.K. Weiss of Jack Tar 207 wearing a Saint Harridan suit A reader asks: “Any thoughts on where to get a suit for a 5ft, size 4/6 butch? I have(…)

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(…)