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Press archives


NBC News: How drag bans have made clothing a political statement, according to a queer style expert

Go Magazine: Anita Dolce Vita on dapperQ & the Joyful, Radical Politics of Queer Style

PopMatters: Talking About a Queer Fashion Revolution: LGBTQ+ dapperQ

Autostraddle: An Excerpt from dapperQ Style: Ungendering Fashion

Ms. Magazine: May 2023 Reads for the Rest of Us


Vogue France: Je suis mannequin homme plus size et je vous explique pourquoi l’industrie doit changer

NBC Out: The ‘largest queer fashion’ show returns to kick off New York Fashion Week

Out: Inside DapperQ’s Groundbreakingly Queer NY Fashion Week Show


Refinery29: How “Genderless” Collections Might Be Missing The Point


Refinery29: 8 Queer Brands That Make Suits For Women


The New York Times: Looking Beyond the Fashion Binary

Forbes: Queer Style Phenom Anita Dolce Vita On ‘Ungendering Fashion’ and Running NYFW’s Biggest Queer Show

Paper Magazine: DapperQ’s Inclusive Show Was a Queer Fashion Hype Fest

The Daily Beast: I Love Pretty and DapperQ: New York Fashion Week Kicks Off With Visa Drama and an LGBTQ Party

Nylon: What We Don’t Talk about When We Talk About Women’s Media



Teen Vogue: The DapperQ New York Fashion Week 2018 Show Is Breaking Barriers

Paper Mag: DapperQ Presented Its Most Inclusive NYFW Show To-Date

Man Repeller: My First Fashion Week Has Been Imperfect and Strangely Life-Affirming

Into: dapperQ Is Showcasing a Brave New World in Fashion

Them: DapperQ Shut Down Fashion Week With Their Incredibly Queer Show

Shondaland: Suiting Up the Queer Community

Go Mag: DapperQ NYFW: Dress Code

Into: Find Us Front Row At The Queerest Show At New York Fashion Week

Huffington Post: NYFW’s ‘Dress Code’ Brings Queer Fashion Designers Together To Defy Stereotypes


Elle Brazil: Celebrada por usar roupas masculinas, Casey Legler tem muito mais a dizer


NBC News: “Leana Waith Makes Powerful Statement at Met Gala with Rainbow Cape”


Curve: “Girls Will Be Boys – Krammer & Stroudt Open NYMFW With All Women Models

Austin Chronicle: “Your Queer Guide to SXSW”


Bustle: “DapperQ Isn’t Just A Queer Fashion Magazine – It’s A Form of Resistance”



Autostraddle: “A Day in the Life of Anita Dolce Vita of dapperQ


Glamour: “For Some Wedding Parties, Bridesmen and Groomswomen Are Becoming the New Norm”


Vanity Fair: Queer Fashion Makes Its Mark on Fashion Week at the Brooklyn Museum

Teen Vogue: “How Transgender Rights Were Represented on the Runway By Juliet Evancho and Designer Clio Sage”

Teen Vogue: “Pop Stars Didn’t Invent Gender Fluidity”

NBC News: New York Fashion Week’s ‘Largest LGBTQ Runway Show’ Gets Political

NYLON: “Go Behind The Scenes Of The Largest New York Fashion Week Runway Event Celebrating Queer Style”

Huffington Post Queer Voices Live Stream of dapperQ’s 4th Annual New York Fashion Week LGBTQ fashion show at Brooklyn Museum

The Cut: “Transgender Model Juliet Evancho Says Trump Just Makes Her Want to Fight Harder”

Page Six: “Jackie Evancho and her sister are moving to New York”

Yahoo News: “Has Fashion Week become more inclusive? Designers and celebrities speak out: ‘We want more'”

Bustle: “DapperQ’s LGBTQ Fashion Week Showcase Celebrated Queer Fashion & Resistance”

Time Out New York: “dapperQ Presents R/Evolution”

Huffington Post: “The Largest Showcase Of Queer Fashion Designers At NYFW Will Be A ‘R/Evolution’”

Top Knot coverage (BuzzFeed’s site focusing on beauty videos for people who geek out over hair, makeup, nails, and more.)

Qwear: “DapperQ’s R/Evolution was NYFW’s largest LGBTQIA+ Runway Show, Ever”

Autostraddle: PHOTOESSAY: “Building a R/Evolution With DapperQ at New York Fashion Week”

GO magazine: “Lesbian Social Diary: The Dapper Q Fashion Show Was Everything Fashion Is Supposed To Be”

Tagg magazine: “Photos: DapperQ R/Evolution Runway Show”

The Curvy Fashionista: “Are We Finally Seeing Plus Size Representation at New York Fashion Week? Maybe…”


PR Newswire: “LGBT-Inclusive Advertising Is Driving Business Yet Consumers Demand Authenticity According to Ogilvy Survey”

Taipei Times: “紐約酷兒 遍地開花 (New York Queer Blossom Everywhere)”


Huffington Post: “We Need To Address Femmephobia In The Queer Community

Austin Chronicle: “Gay Place: The lowdown on LGBTQxyz free and unofficial SXSW events


Huffington Post: “How to Make Space For A Fierce Femme Future



Teen Vogue: “An Interview with Sir New York Designer Auston Björkman at the DapperQ NYFW Show

Refinery29: “This Genderqueer Fashion Show Was an Inclusive, Joyous Night at the Museum

Elite Daily: “I Went To A Queer Fashion Show And It Proved Gender Is Becoming Irrelevant

BuzzFeed: Snapchat coverage of dapperQ iD New York Fashion Week Show at Brooklyn Museum

China Times: 紐約時裝周 台裔新秀鍾知倫嶄露頭角

OUT magazine: “4 of Our Favorite Looks from dapperQ’s Queer Fashion Event

AfterEllen: “dapperQ’s iD Opens New York Fashion Week with Gender Fluid Models and Designers

GO mag: “dapperQ is Queering NYFW

TomboyX: “dapperQ iD at New York Fashion Week

Qwear: “dapperQ Presents iD: A Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Boi Society: “Designers Slay New York Fashion Week Runway

Surface Magazine: “dapperQ Brings Queer Design to New York Fashion Week

Terra (Brazil) “Modelos sem aparência convencional, a última ‘moda’ em Nova York

La Razon (Bolivia): “Modelos sin la apariencia perfecta, la última ‘moda’ en Nueva York

Diari de Girona (Spain): “Models de conscienciació

La Presna (Honduras): “Para compartir esta nota utiliza los íconos que aparecen en el sitio

Huffington Post: Live stream of dapperQ “iD” fashion show (full show) at Brooklyn Museum

huffpoHuffington Post: Live stream of dapperQ “iD” behind the scenes fashion show at Brooklyn Museum

Huffington Post: “These Designers Are Proving Queer Fashion Is Way More Than Just A Trend

BRIC Live TV: “Queer Fashion, Race, Gender Intersectionality


Harper’s Bazaar (Spain): “Diversidad sexual en la moda: las mujeres que han abierto camino

Panama American: “Diversidad sexual en la moda


HBO: Suited documentary (produced by Lena Dunham)

Thump (Vice): “Why 2016 Is the Year of Queer Women in Nightlife

Observer: “Pride Weekend Edition: 9 Things to Do in New York’s Art World


Brooklyn Reader: “Exclusive Interview with Fashion Editor Anita Dolce Vita: Redefining Gender Norms

Metro: “Best of NYC Pride 2016


Unicorn Booty: “How Queer Fashion Can Change the World. No, Really…


Mashable: “Why Zara Calling Sweats ‘Genderless’ Is Problematic

San Diego LGBT Weekly (online + print cover story): “Queer Style: dapperQ’s Anita Dolce Vita on the new frontier of fashion” sdw

Huffington Post: “Don’t Miss SxSW’s First (And Only) Queer Style Panel

The Advocate: “7 Things That Are Everything This Week

The Austin Chronicle: “SXstyle: Queer Fashion: The Visual Activism of Dressing How You Feel

The Austin Chronicle: “Ain’t No Party Like a SX Party Cuz This SX Party Don’t Stop

The Austin Chronicle: “The Gay Place Guide to a Kweer SX

NewNowNext: “First Ever Queer Style Panel Planned for SxSW

Unicorn Booty: “5 Contemporary Queers Who are Revolutionizing Fashion

Autostraddle: “Post-SXSW Communiqué on ‘Queer Style: Visual Activism and Fashion’s Frontier‘”



Huffington Post: “15 Blogs That Made Us Think Differently About the Queer Community in 2015

Bustle: “9 Best Moments for Queer Visibility in Fashion in 2015″

Curve: “Have a Happy: Get the Look from dapperQ and Sharpe Suiting” (print)

Curve: “On the VERGE: Queer Style Struts Its Stuff at New York Fashion Week” (print)


La Verdad (Venezuela): “Sin distinción de sexos

Huffington Post: “FABRICATIONS: 14 Fashion Designers Who Are Queering The Fashion Industry

Broadly (Vice): “Where Are All the Queer Girls in Fashion?


The New York Times: “From Coded Couture to Bionic Beauties, the 7 NYFW Moments You Need to See

Refinery29: “Genderqueer’s Fashion Night at the Museum

Mashable: “Queer Fashion Is Not a Trend for People to Co-opt

BuzzFeed: “This Is What Happens At New York Fashion Week’s Biggest Queer Runway Show

HuffPost Style: “We Asked for More Diversity at NYFW, and Here’s What HappenedPress 8 press

HuffPost Gay Voices: “VERGE 2015 Fashion Show: Largest Showcase of Queer Designers at NYFW

The Daily Dot: “Androgynous Models Are the New Stars of New York Fashion Week

The Advocate: “Queer Style Takes on New York Fashion Week

Out: “NYFW: Behind the Scenes at Verge, the Largest Queer Fashion Show

Daily Motion: “Verge Queer Fashion Show at NYFW

Autostraddle: “Queer New York Fashion Week: A Parade of Bold Ideas and Fresh Faces

AfterEllen: “Backstage at VERGE: Queer New York Fashion Week’s event without Models and Designers

SheWired: “11 Pics of the Dapper Set that Make Us Want to Up Our Wardrobe Game

Aol On: “Verge Queer Fashion Show at NYFW

Hopes and Fears: “Inside the Largest Queer Event at New York Fashion Week

Time Out New York (Print): “Best Effing Fashion Week Ever

Deeba Press pressTime Out New York: “Verge Collective Fashion Show

HuffPost Gay Voices: “Here’s Where You Can See the Largest Queer Fashion Show During NYFW

The Advocate: “How Queer Fashion Is Changing the World

Huffington Post Live: “Queer View: Gaydar, Graysexuality, and Queer Fashion

BRIC TV: Verge


New York Magazine’s The Cut: “Is Agender Fashion a Trend, or a Social Movement?

Yahoo Style: “6 Important Talking Points From ‘The Changing State of Gender In Fashion’ Panel


Mic: This Androgynous Model Is Shattering Gender Norms — but Also Revealing Fashion’s Limits

Advocate: 15 More Queers and Allies to Watch


GO! Magazine: 100 Women We Love

Bedford + Bowery: Photos: Designers Cast a Queer Fashion Show at Brooklyn Museum


Crains New York Business: “Fashion frontier: Serving the ‘gender-fluid masculine-identified queer female’ since 2013

BuzzFeed: “8 Ways To Get Rid Of The Button-Down Boob Gap


MSN: “Queer Fashion Is Not A Trend: It’s A ‘Social Movement’

Huffington Post Live: “Queer Fashion Week’s Impact On LGBTQ StyleHuffPo Live Press

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: “Queer Fashion Is Not A Trend: It’s A ‘Social Movement’


S. Moda: Sin género: más allá del unisex


GO Magazine: Captivating Couples 2015 (Anita & Senka)

OUT Magazine: Beyond Measure: A Fashion Collaboration To Honor Social Activists


Vice: Fashion Labels Are Finally Catering to Butch Women and Trans Men

LA Daily News: Long Beach Center to offer pop-up store for masculine women, transgender men

Fashionista: How One Custom Suit Brand Is Elevating Queer Fashion

Mic: Clothing Stores Are Setting a Powerful Example That All Businesses Should Follow



The Huffington Post Canada: Future Is The Future Is A New Gender-Neutral Clothing Store Based In Toronto 

Curve: When Health & Fashion Intersect

The Huffington Post: FABRICATIONS: Meet Trans Fashion Designer Auston Björkman Of Sir New York

The Advocate: PHOTOS: ‘Black Lives Matter’ at Genderqueer Fashion Show

Elixher: Fashion’s Queer Night Out: Androgynous Style Steps into the Spotlight 

Nylon: all the inspo for andro and masculine style you’ll ever need right this way

Velvet Park: (un)Heeled: A Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine

Vice: DapperQ Is Hosting a Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine at the Brooklyn Museum

The Huffington Post: ‘(un)Heeled,’ Fashion Show For The Unconventionally Masculine, Slated For Brooklyn Museum

Next Magazine: Catch Brooklyn-based Designer Angie Chuang Tonight at Brooklyn Museum

Huffington Post Live: QueerView

Sharpe Heels: DapperQ Gets Un-Heeled

SheWired: DapperQ to Present Fashion Show for “Unconventionally Masculine” in Brooklyn NYC

Brooklyn Paper: Bow-ties for all! A fashion show for the ‘uncoventionally masculine

BK Live: (un)Heeled


Advocate: Hot Sheet

OctoberSusan Herr

AfterEllen: “Morning Brew


KitchMix: “Watch the Debate: Gender Privileges between Butch and Femmes

Autostraddle: “HuffPost Live Talked To Some of Your Favorite Butches and Femmes About Identity and More

Huffington Post Live: dapperQ Editor-in-Chief, Anita Dolce Vita, talks with Huffington Post Live about butch/femme privileged and oppression.

Curve magazine (print): dapperQ founder, Susan Herr, featured in Curve’s September 2014 style edition


Curve magazine (print): dapperQ Editor-in-Chief, Anita Dolce Vita, featured in Curve‘s “Trends” for August 2014

The Firsky: “7 Awesome Resources for Masculine-of-Center Beauty

LGBTQ Nation: “Fashion Industry, Retailers and the Challenges Faced by the Gender Binary


Associated Press: “Fashion Retailers, Industry and the Gender Binary

News & Observer: “Fashion Retailers, Industry and the Gender Binary

Jezebel: “Fashion Won’t Serve LGBT Buyers? ‘Fine, We’ll Make Our Own Clothes.'”

Times Colonist: “Bad Service, Bad Fits: Dressing Off Gender Binary Can Be Challenge for Non-conformers

ADV Curve FeatureMarch

Huffington Post: “Seven Menswear Brands Showcase Collections for Women and Trans* Customers

I Am B. Alexander: “Gender Variants Take The Runway at Whitney Day / dapperQ Anniversary


Time Out New York: “dapperQ’s Five-Year Anniversary Party at Avenue

Autostraddle: “DJ Whitney Day & dapperQ’s Runway Show Featured Hot Dandy Looks, Threw One Dangerously Danceable Party

Posture Magazine: “A Designer Recap of the dapperQ + Whitney Day Fashion Week Event

Qwear: “dapperQ’s Five-Year Anniversary Fashion Show


MTV/Logo’s After Ellen: “Watch Now! HuffPost Live Talks Menswear for WomenAfter Ellen Press HuffPo

Huffington Post Live: “Making Men’s Fashion for Women

Autostraddle: “You Should Go: dapperQ Fashion Show Extravaganza



DIVA magazine: “Haute for the Holidays” (Print)

Autostraddle: “He Said/We Said: Holiday Hauteness

Style Defined: “He Said/We Said…hot looks for the holidaze

Posture: “What is Queer Fashion?


Wellesley College: “Panel Discussion Fashion, Gender & Identity


Huffington Post Live: “Sometimes I Just Want to Look Gay

Huffington Post: “You’re Too Pretty to Be Gay is Not a Compliment

Autostraddle: “He Said/We Said: Game Changing Style

Time Out New York: “Catwalk 718 at This n’ That

HuffPo Live Small2


Autostraddle: “dapperQ Infuses New York Fashion Week With Racial Diversity, Multifarious Gender Realness


The New York Times: “A Masculine Silhouette, Tailored for Her

SheWired: “Don’t Mess with dapperQ’s Smoldering Stylish 100 List

Jezebel: “Here’s to Stylish Masculinity for Everyone

NYT Press


Colorlines: “We’re Here, We’re Queer and We Look Real Cute

All Women Stalk: “8 Must-Know Websites for Girls Who Like Girls

Autostraddle: “He Said/We Said: Inspired by Gay St. in the West Village
Autostraddle: “Feeling Dandy about Being Dapper

Jezebel Press



Posture: Listed as Jesse Crozier’s source of inspiration


Globe and Mail (Canada’s largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper): “Beyond ‘boyfriend’: How the tomboy look is going mainstream


Autostraddle: “He Said/We Said: From Sea to Shining Sea”

Autostraddle: “Playlist: Pre-Game Dapper Primpin‘”

Huffington Post: “Gender Rebels Revolutionize Menswear in dapperQ’s He Said/We Said

Autostraddle: “West Coast dapperQs take on He Said/We Said: The Name of the Game is McQueen

Radio KVRX 91.7, University of Texas at Austin: “Tell it to a Butch


Autostraddle: “The dapperQ Underwear Survey Surveys Your Underwear Anxieties and Dreams


Interview with Collected Gentlemen


Autostraddle: Dress Shirts 101 and 201

A Collected Gentleman: “A Collected Style Interview: dapperQ”


Daily Beast HomepageDecember

After Ellen: “Chicks Getting Hitched: Say No to The Dress

Anita Dolce Vita (dapperQ Managing Editor) interview with SF Weekly: “Can Straight Women Be Femme?”

Newsweek magazine’s Daily Beast T.V. “Fashion’s Groundbreaking Gender Benders”
Style Defined: “dapperQ He Said/We Said


Autostraddle “Boots For Your Masculine-of-Center Feet”


Autostraddle “The Style Manual: Suits 101”

Autostraddle “dapperQ’s He Said/We Said: Fall Fashion Is In The Details”


Dyke, A Quarterly “What The Well Dressed Dyke…Interview in dapperQ”


Autostraddle “He Said/We Said Brings Queer Sartorial Smarts to the Ivies”


Autostraddle “dapperQ’s He Said/We Said Is Ready for New Threads”


Autostraddle “dapperQ’s He Said/We Said Brings Style, Inspiration, Diversity, Realness”

Autostraddle “Boots 101”

Autostraddle “Dressing Rooms: Legal, Physical and Emotional”

My Style’s Interview with Jahn Hall

Bitch Magazine (print review)

Curve Magazine (print feature and photo spread, “Fine and Dandy”)



Autostraddle “New Year’s Eve Fashion Part Two: Maybe You Should Rock a Bow Tie”


Next magazine “‘Bagel Boy’ Wins Mr. Transman FTM Pageant 2011 on a Platform of Bagels, Breakdancing and Free Beer”

Autostraddle “The Jeans Issue: Queer Fashion Guide for Various Shapes, Styles and Gender Expressions”

Autostraddle “If You’re Dandy and You Know It DapperQ is for You”

AfterEllen “He Said/We Said” (sixth installment)


AfterEllen “He Said/We Said” (fourth installment)

AfterEllen “He Said/We Said” (Pride edition)


AfterEllen “Gay Ole Opry Brings Lesbians in Country Music to New York Tonight”

AfterEllen “Afternoon Delight: ‘The Glee Project,’ Lizbeanism on ’30 Rock'”

AfterEllen “He Said/We Said” (third installment)

Cute, Queer, Canadian “DapperQ and You”



AfterEllen “He Said/We Said” (second installment)


Go Magazine recognizes dapperQ contributor, Anita Dolce Vita, and Senka Filipovic as one of America’s Most Captivating Couples of 2011



Susan Herr, dapperQ Transgressor-in-Chief, named fashion expert for

Autostraddle “Maro Hagopian, Photographer of Choice C*nts, Celebrities & Characters, Threw a Party”


Susan Herr, dapperQ Transgressor-in-Chief, makes Go Magazine’s 2010 class of “100 Women We Love”


Come Hither’s Untapped Gems

NerdGlam’s Butch Fashion


AfterEllen “Interview with Allison Miller”


Huffington Post “Butch lesbians have trouble finding wedding wear”

Washington Post “Same-sex Weddings Open

the Door to Finding the Right Male Attire for Women”

The Butchelor’s Daily Coolness

Genderfork’s recommendation


Feministing Introducing dapperQ

Velvet Park “DapperQ on Art, Fashion and Gender”