dapperQ in partnership with Brooklyn Museum present PURSUIT sponsored by TomboyX! Celebrate the opening day of New York Fashion Week with dapperQ’s sixth annual queer runway showcase at Brooklyn Museum. Our annual show at Brooklyn Museum is the largest queer style event during NYFW! This year also marks dapperQ’s 10 year anniversary, so LET’S SHOW OUT! Dress to impress Billy Porter level!
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH AT 6PM
BEAUX ARTS COURT, BROOKLYN MUSEUM
*goes directly to Brooklyn Museum to cover Museum’s production costs/evening staffing*
Purchase tickets here: https://www.showclix.com/event/dapperq-presents-pursuit
*FASHION, MUSIC, ART, EAT, DRINK*
6PM: Free tour of “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall”
6PM-8PM: Sip & Shop
Red Carpet Arrival Hosted by B. Hawk Snipes; Mini Pop-Up Shops; Vendor Tables; Photobooth by Bronson Farr; and interactives ft:
► Happy Hour by Henrietta Hudson, New York City’s longest- standing brick and mortar queer women’s bar
► Mini pop-up shops and vendor booths by some of the featured designers
► Dress to impress for step and repeat arrival hosted by B. Hawk Snipes (bring out your inner Lena Waithe and Billy Porter best – now is the time to be EXTRA)
☆ Runway beats by DJ M.O.
Hailing from Virginia, DJ M.O. (born Monet Bernard) began her career at the University of Virginia in 2008, DJing numerous parties and events around the campus and within the Charlottesville community. After graduating, M.O moved on to play venues in Washington, D.C, and northern Virginia. Currently, M.O. has set her sights on New York City, already landing gigs around Manhattan with the likes of Whitney Day, Truckstop NYC, & Queer & Utter Bedlam. As an avid lover music and an overall good time, M.O. brings a unique style to every party she plays. Whether its Hip-Hop, Top 40s, or Dance, M.O. sets the tone with inventive mixes and a knack for reading every audience.
Runway show ft:
► Cilium (NYC)
► Claire Fleury (NYC)
► DEVONATION by Devon Yan (Seattle)
► HALZ (NYC)
► LANDEROS NEW YORK
► Shane Ave. (Australia)
► Sharpe Suiting (LA) ft. Goorin Brothers
► Stuzo clothing (LA/NYC)
► TomboyX (Seattle – Official Presenting Sponsor)
► Travis Oestreich (NYC)
☆ Show host: B. Hawk Snipes: The Bronx, NY born Public Figure B. Hawk is slowly taking over the world. B fell in love with being a creative while attending Fiorello LaGuardia Highschool for Art & Performing Arts. After HighSchool they attended F.I.T college for fashion design, stared in the hit MTV show “Friendzone” and started a music group called “O.F.U”. They are mostly known for their unique style gracing different fashion magazines and style blogs. And also as an actor featured on the hit FX show “POSE”. They are always working on more creative projects to diversify and inspire the world with their unique talents in TV, Fashion & Music.
Food & Drink:
Michelin-starred Saul restaurant and bar is open all evening. The Counter café serves sandwiches, salads, and sweets, as well as wine and local beer.
www.dapperQ.com is a leading digital queer style magazine “ungendering fashion”
Runway Coordinators: Colette Lee Productions
Executive Production Team:
Anita Dolce Vita, Executive Producer
Colette Lee Morales, Lu Wooley, Hutch Hutchinson, and Senka Filipovic, Genevieve Berrick, Tara L. Cavanaugh, Co-Producers
Flyer by Alithea Castillo
Feature image via Dapper Tomboy