Flyer by Stephanie Welsh Gagnon
dapperQ was among the first digital spaces to champion menswear for those traditionally underserved by mainstream menswear media and designers. Since launching, we have quickly become the leading style and empowerment website for masculine presenting women and trans identified individuals. dapperQ has received the honor of being dubbed “GQ for the unconventionally masculine” and we have been featured in notable mainstream media, including The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Post, to name a few. Riding on this success, we took our work to the next level and began producing unique fashion events to celebrate masculine gender queer style. And, we are proud to announce our next endeavor – producing one of the largest masculine gender queer runway shows and fashion events at world famous Brooklyn Museum. Here are the deets:
(un)Heeled: A Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine at Brooklyn Museum. One of the largest runway shows in New York City celebrating style for masculine women and trans* identified individuals, (un)Heeled will explore the new frontier of fashion and serve as an alternative narrative to Brooklyn Museum’s current exhibit Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe. “Freed from the confines of academic discourse, (un)Heeled is an opportunity for museum visitors to engage with those who are using fashion as a springboard for redefining masculinity,” says Anita Dolce Vita, Editor-in-Chief of dapperQ.
The event will kick off with mini pop-up shops and a Dapper Academy, where museum visitors can learn skills such as how to fashion various necktie knots and style with patterns. (un)Heeled will
culminate with a runway show featuring six brands that are designing menswear for the unconventionally masculine, including Bindle & Keep, subject of a new trans* style documentary produced by Lena Dunham, the writer, creator, and star of the hit HBO series Girls.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
7:00 PM – DAPPER ACADEMY AND POP-UP SHOPS
8:30 PM – RUNWAY SHOW featuring designs from Bindle & Keep, Sir New York, St. Harridan, Goorin Bros., Sharpe Suiting, Jag & Co., and Angie Chuang.
Brooklyn Museum, Beaux Arts Court – 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238
General admission RSVP here. Press RSVP to dapperQ [at] gmail [dot] com.